Pastel Techniques Workshop
Each year we host a series of free workshop on our website for anyone to follow along to. We focus on 3 different topics throughout the year, each with four full-length, free video lessons taught by artist instructors.
After a video lesson is released on the site, it remains open and available for viewing at anytime for the rest of the year. You can watch, re-watch, rewind, and learn at your own pace on the workshop site.
Here's the lineup for this year's workshops:
WORKSHOP 3: Ethereal Mixed Media Art on Toned Paper
Instructor: Georgina Kreutzer
Release Date: September 4, 2017
Workshop 2, Techniques in Pastel Art, was the latest to be fully released. All four of Amy's video lessons are now available to follow along to.
Here's a preview of Amy's lessons that you can watch:
WORKSHOP 2: TECHNIQUES IN PASTEL ART
Lesson 1: Abstract Line & Circle Composition and Value Blending with Oil Pastels:
Create an abstract, blended value oil pastel line and circle drawing in order to simply introduce basic oil pastel techniques and textures.
Lesson 2: Whimsical owl in Oil Pastels:
Create a whimsical owl using learned line techniques, value blending, and texture techniques.
Lesson 3: Sunset Over Lake in Soft Pastels
Learn how to simply lay down and blend delicate soft pastels to create a subtle and comforting landscape scene.
Lesson 4: Portrait in Soft Pastels
Create a simple and soft realistic portrait using delicate soft pastels. In this lesson you'll gain an understanding of how to render skin, hair and tone values.