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Pastel Portraiture

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ClassGraphic Pastel portraiture, from quick street sketches to prolonged studio sessions, is having a popular resurgence. This class will demystify pastel secrets that help you create a lifelike likeness. We’ll explore the underlying structure of the face, including an in depth look at specific features with help from classical casts, skulls, and masterpiece drawings. With live models for 3 class meetings, the portrait topics will include arranging pose and lighting, choosing background tone, paper choice, selecting the best warm and cool colors for the model’s skin type, and exploring a few simple compositional principles to support capturing a likeness.  The final session will include an opportunity to share your personal work with the class.

Basic drawing skills suggested.

Please carefully review the Class Letter and materials list for details about required supplies.
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Class Details

4 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Sat.  
  Weekly - Sat.  

Location : Aptos Main Campus Location : 
  Aptos Main Campus.

Instructor : Ann Thiermann 



Please read:  Please carefully review the class letter and materials list for details about required supplies.

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/22/2020 - 3/7/2020 Weekly - Sat 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: VAPA 2020 Ann Thiermann 
3/14/2020 - 3/14/2020 Weekly - Sat 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: VAPA 2020 Ann Thiermann