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Simply Pastels: An Introduction to Pastel Painting with Janet Schwartz (online): (adults)

Online five-week class


July 19, 26, August 9, 16, and 23 (no class August 2) 

1 to 3 pm (EST) 

by Janet Schwartz

Whether you’ve always wanted to try pastels or if you just want to learn a different approach to painting, this is the class for you! In this interactive and fun online five-week class, students will use pastels to explore the importance of value, simplify what you see, and not get stuck on details. This class is designed for aspiring artists new to pastels, some drawing experience is helpful. Class is conducted in real time (EST), scheduled through Zoom. Link will be provided prior to the first class.

Materials list available here

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$250 Non-Member

$225 Member

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