ATFA133 - Pastel Painting Class

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ATFA133 - Pastel Painting Class

from 195.00

Karen has painted with watercolor for many years but has found pastels to be an exciting medium which provides brilliant color, vibrancy, and texture. Her love of travel often inspires her to paint plein air in pastel. Karen would love to share the medium with you, exploring different subjects and painting styles. You will learn the benefits of using alcohol and acrylic paint for underpainting.

This course is for beginner and intermediate skill levels. Don’t miss out!

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INSTRUCTOR BIO

Karen Melanson is a long time member of the South Coast Artists, Inc organization. She is also a founding member of the newly formed Fearless Artists RI, a group of artists working in vibrant pastels. Karen is noted for expertise in painting florals, seascapes and south coast landscapes. She has been a long standing member of the artists at the Bow House Studio, Tiverton, RI.

  • Materials fee: $15.00 to be paid to instructor at beginning of class

  • Materials list: Instructor recommends you purchase and bring a set of 96 NuPastels (Dick

    Blick.com, or DakotaPastels.com) 6X9” sketch pad, 2b or 4b pencils, a kneaded eraser

    and a photo of which to work from or an I-Pad or Tablet and the materials fee (for pastel

    paper, tape, and the use of the instructor’s pastels). Instructor will offer for sale additional

    materials upon request.