125.00Saturday, April 21st, 10-4Learn the foundation for creating beautiful paintings with pastels. You will learn about all the different brands and surfaces you can use and what is best for you. Explore color, value (light and dark) and basics of good composition. Learn how to simplify shapes, and experiment with different mark making techniques. Soon you will begin to feel comfortable with this luscious medium and what it can offer, and you can begin to build a little painting and bring it to life! It’s hard not to fall in love with pastels once you get to know them!All supplies will be provided. This includes pastels, ranging from hard to soft in basic colors, and a variety of papers to try. Imagery for paintings will also be provided. Using these selected images is a great way to avoid getting tangled up in unnecessary detail at first!This workshop is perfect for those who want an introduction to this vibrant art medium, and those who need to fill in the gaps, and get some basic review. Susan Sinyai is an award winning artist and teacher.