Madison, Wisconsin |  brigitte.r.boucher@gmail.com

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Upcoming Classes & Workshops

Sign up for a class to explore pastel techniques while expanding your creativity and having fun—registration info is below. 

 

Interested in booking a workshop with me for your organization? Let's talk!  

Color Explorations in Soft Pastels

Saturday, 10AM-4PM (bring lunch)

$100 per student

Lynn's of Madison

5928 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719

Color is one of the most exciting aspects of pastels—and one of the most challenging! This one-day workshop will take away the mystery, leaving you with a solid foundation for creating beautiful, vibrant pastel paintings. You’ll learn fun, simple ways to use color theory for confident results. We'll practice techniques for lifelike, naturalistic color, and we'll experiment with ways to loosen up with bold, expressive color. This class is open to all levels, but is best for those with some pastel experience.

Supplies required.

The Pastel Portrait

Saturday, November 9, 2019

10AM-4PM (bring lunch)

$100 per student

Lynn's of Madison

5928 Odana Road
Madison, WI 53719

Learn the basics of portraiture using the fun, versatile medium of soft pastel! We’ll discuss basic anatomy of the head, tips for creating a likeness, and ways that color, light, and value can bring your portraits to life. We’ll also cover pastel-specific techniques for approaching the portrait with freshness and creativity. This class is open to all levels, but is best for those with some pastel experience. Please bring several portrait photos to use as reference. Supplies required.

Sign up! Call Lynn's to register: (608) 274-1442

Pastels: Essential Techniques for Drawing & Painting

8 weeks

Wednesdays, 7:15–9:45PM  

$195 per student

UW Humanities Building 
Rm. 6231
455 N. Park St. 
Madison, WI 53706

Explore the creative possibilities of soft pastel, a fun, versatile medium that combines elements of painting and drawing. Learn about materials and techniques while experimenting with color, value, and mark-making. Hone your artistic eye as we work from photo references and direct observation. Hands-on exercises, demonstrations, and individual instruction will increase your confidence with pastels. Open to all levels. Supplies required.

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