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Learn Pastel in 4 Hours Workshop
with Shawn Dell Joyce

Saturday, July 8

1pm – 5pm

Price: $60

Pastel in 4 Hours with Shawn Dell Joyce

Beginning Pastel Workshop Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette. Class is held in person at Morean Art Center.

1pm: Values

Seeing 5 values from light to dark

Capturing values

Painting dark and light with pastel

2pm: Color (and mixing)

Seeing color as value-mixing 5 values from the primaries

Make your own color wheel from the primaries

3pm: Materials and papers

Try out different paper samples and blending techniques

Test different pastel hardnesses and brands

4-5pm Putting it all together:

Make a pastel painting from start to finish with a value sketch.

Recommended materials-

Pastelall materials supplied

What I useā€¦

Mount Vision Pastels (Made in Tampa), Unison, Pastels Girault (harder) Schminke (very soft for whites and lights)

Ampersand Pastelbords