Pastel Workshop – Sept 1/2016

Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break for lunch) Cost: $50
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Wednesday’s Pastel Workshop

Yesterday I taught a small Pastel Workshop. I only had room for 4 students this time, but it was perfect because all my students got lots of attention! Here are some photos of the wonderful work my students did. Most of them had no prior knowledge with using pastels so it was a new, interesting, messy and exciting experience for everyone.       Everyone started with a different colour monochromatic underpainting giving all the paintings a different look. And a quick block-in unfini...
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Ten Days of Teddy Bears

Challenges are always...well challenging! I did 30 days of hands last year, then 30 days of chickens in January. The chicken challenge was tough. I had originally chosen pears, but after doing one, I realized that I would probably be bored, not to mention the challenge of finding a variety of different pears during the winter months in Nova Scotia! So onwards to my new challenge...Teddy Bears for 10 days. I actually only painted one teddy bear. This little bear was given to me by my Mom many ...
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Hares, Hares, Hares!

Hares done in ink and watercolor wash of Yellow Ochre, Burnt Sienna and Burnt Umber on my favorite Fabriano watercolor paper. All are 5 x 7 inches. The last one was scanned instead of photographed and I couldn't get the colors quite right. In real life they are all the same :)            
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One Day Pastel Workshop on August 10

Pastel workshop for beginners Join me for the day and learn how to work with this wonderful and versatile medium. This workshop is suitable for beginners and requires no drawing ability. All art materials included for use during workshop! (I also have a small number of pastels for purchase) Small workshop with room for only 4-5 people. When: Wednesday August 10 Time: 10 – 2 pm (break for lunch) Cost: $50 Where: My studio - Clayton Park area
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