Pastel is undergoing a resurgence in popularity today, as more and more artists realize it’s possibilities as a medium capable of extraordinary detail and abundant expressiveness. Learn to create beautiful and vibrant soft (not oil) pastel paintings in a positive and encouraging environment. We will cover the concepts of value, chroma and intensity of color as well as how to determine what is the appropriate application for your painting whether it be a still life, landscape or portrait. We will also cover basic design elements in creating a good composition. Instructor will provide demonstrations during class over concepts we are covering.