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Art: Beginning Oil Pastels


Oil pastel is a fantastic medium for transitioning young artists from black and white to color.  Lessons will cover fine arts concepts such as color, blending, light and shadow, perspective and dimension, and layering and composition.

Under the mentorship of artist and teacher Sandy Adler, students will enjoy this fun and upbeat class that lets them immediately apply everything they learn to their current project. The bottom line goal is to help students become familiar with techniques of pastel use and color to the point where they can use pastel to express their own ideas in painting. They'll be amazed at what they're capable of even when drawing isn't really their strong suit.

Each student is required to finish and submit at least one final painting demonstrating the techniques taught in class. All submitted work will be cropped and mounted onto matte board by instructor and made ready for presentation, if time and class size allows.

Monday, 2nd Period (10:30 – 12:00)