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Pastel Painting - Introductory

Haliburton School of Art + Design

Enrol in Pastel Painting - Introductory

Course Code: ARTS1100

This course begins with a thorough introduction to pastel supplies and their many application techniques. Study each technique separately, first by example, then by demonstration, resulting in the creation of a sample booklet of different pastel mixing techniques. Utilize the proper techniques to keep a clear palette, control values, and layer pigment to create the luminous and rich quality of this medium. Instruction will familiarize you with different types of pastels, how to use them in conjunction with each other, and the most beneficial way of achieving impact with the medium. Basic colour theory is addressed while taking inventory not only of the colours you have but how to mix the ones you don't have. Learn the traditional technique for setting up a painting with a value sketch using a limited, then an expanded palette. Individual studies of many popular subjects such as trees, bushes, flowers, fruits, skies, and water will be covered.

Some courses require additional textbooks and/or materials. Please visit your campus bookstore in-person or online: Peterborough Bookstore or Lindsay Bookstore.

Attend this course in person

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (9:00am - 4:30pm)
Section: 41 | Instructor: Margaret Ferraro
Location: Haliburton Campus
Registration will begin March 01, 2018 at 8:30 am

This course will run simultaneously with Pastel Painting - Intermediate. Please clearly indicate which course you are registering for.

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