Painting the Romantic Landscape in Soft Pastels for Beginners with Paula Ann Ford

Painting the Romantic Landscape in Soft Pastels for Beginners with Paula Ann Ford

Class Description

Painting the Romantic Landscape in soft pastels is for the beginning artist.  The class will cover many topics, such as:  learning about the various brands of pastels and surfaces, safety factors, keeping pastels clean, fixing pastels, switching the brain from left to right, thumbnails, under paintings, toning, working with photographs, simplifying the landscape, simple types of composition, learning about values and light, how to portray distance, mounting and framing, and much more.

About Paula Ann Ford

Paula Ann Ford is an Old Forge, Ny based landscape painter, who works primarily in soft pastels and oil paints. Widely collected, her paintings of the Adirondack landscape are full of expressive color and sensitive use of light. She has exhibited at View numerous times and currently has her Maple Ridge series on display as part of Myths and Legends of the Adirondacks, Vol. 1. For more on Paula Ann Ford, see her website here.

$175/$150 Member (price does not include materials, see material list below)

 Space is limited, preregistration is required no later than Monday May 2, 2016

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