ATSU145 - Pastel Painting

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ATSU145 - Pastel Painting

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Karen has painted with watercolor for many years but has found pastels to be an exciting medium which provides brilliant color, vibrancy, and texture.  She loves traveling and painting plein air in pastel.She would love to share the medium with you and explore different subjects and painting styles including using alcohol and acrylic as an under-paintings. Come paint waves, marshes, flowers, and sunsets.

 This course is for beginners and intermediate level painters.

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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.

  • 4 Wednesdays, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

  • June 19 and 26, July 17 and 24

  • 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.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.