Based on Alla Prima painting techniques and direct application with the pastel, this favorite long running class continues to captivate beginners and experienced pastel artists alike. Archival techniques for painting and framing your work are emphasized. Work from photos, Still Life or Plein Air with artist's quality pastels and paper. Follow the supply list for either oil pastels or soft dry pastels. Plan on critiques after every class designed to support best practices and a fast path for success with award winning pastel artist, Carol ZackSupplies: There are two separate supply lists to choose from. Choose either the supply list for dry/soft pastels or choose to follow the oil pastel supply list. It is not required to have both types of supplies for this class.
Supply List for Oil Pastels: (Choose one Professional quality set of oil pastel) 1. Mungyo Artist's Soft Oil Pastels - set of 48 (recommended for new students) Approx. $22.30 (Some set are available to purchase in the Fine Line Yarn Shop) (Do not order "academic" quality) 2. Sennelier OIl Pastels - set of 24 or more (oilyist of best artist quality oil pastels) approx $46.08 3. Holbein Oil Pastels - set of 25 or more (Best professional quality) Aprox. $108.95 4. 1 Jumbo White Sennelier Stick 5. 1 Small Holbein "Darkest Indigo" Stick 6. 1 Small Holbein "Darkest Magenta" Stick 7. Heavy Duty Printmaking papers like Strathmore 11" x 14" or 18" x 24", or Rives BFK, or Arches Cover 22"x 30" (paper cutter in class room for custom sizing) 8. A tube of Resngel by Weber or Grumbacher Approx. $13.79 9. A roll of tan or white masking tape 3/4" 10. A #2 pencil 11. A plastic Banquet size Table cover 12. A roll of Viva, Bounty or blue shop Paper Towels 13. A package of WetOnes - Alchohol based for cleanup 14. White or Black Foam Core to use as a drawing board 15. Sheets of Glassine to protect your work between classes 16. Blenders called Smdugers Tortillions for blending oil pastel 17. A straight edge razor blade or old credit card for scraping oil pastel 18. Your digital phone with camera 20. A inexpensive paper portfolio to protect and carry your paper and paintings 21. A good size canvas satchal to carry your supplies to and from class.
Supply List for Soft/Dry Pastels: (Choose one Professional quality set of dry pastel) 1. A Set of Sennelier soft pastels - Box of 26 or more 2. A Set of Unison soft pastels 3. A small bottle of Gamosol 4. A 2" wide utility flat brush 5. A #2 Pencil 6. Foamcore drawing board that slightly bigger than your paper (approx 18" x 24") 7. Sanded Art Papers 400grit like UArt or Art Spectrum Fine Tooth to paint with your pastels or Pastelmat 19" x 27" (Paper Cutter available in classroom) 8. Masking Tape - tan or white 9. 1 plastic party table plastic table cover 10. 1 pkg. Blending Tools i.e. tortillions 11. 1 inexpensive paper portfolio to carry your paintings to and from class 12. 1 carry-all satchall to hold your supplies to and from class 13. 1 small plastic long tray to use for a pallett 14. Some WetOnes, alcohol based for cleanup 15. Your Cell phone with a cameraRecommended Text: The Pastel Journal MagazineLocation: Kavanagh BuildingDays: Mondays: October 30 - December 4; 1pm - 4pm ; Class ID: 223315090Class Price: $205 Member Price: $180Materials Fee: $0