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Pastels with Emily Christoff Flowers – Session 2

September 9, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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One event on September 23, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Session Two: Drawing with pastel over a watercolor painting:
Emily will show students how to create a simple watercolor painting using basic watercolor techniques. Pastel will be applied over the painting to create a highly textured finished drawing. Students will use their own photo or the instructor can send her photo and students can draw along with her to complete their work of art.
September 9- Class 3: Students will also learn about color in addition to the session focus.
    September 23- Class 4: Students will also learn about texture and mark-making in addition to the session focus.

Basic Materials list for all 8 classes. Additional supplies for specific classes are required.
● White foam board cut to 11 x 14”” or larger
  • Purchase at the dollar store or Walmart
  • This can be reused for each class.
● Soft pastel, set of 15 assorted colors, half sticks.
● Hard pastels, Set of 12 assorted colors
● Kneaded eraser
● 2b charcoal pencil
● Carbon paper. Staples or Office Max

Materials list for 9/6 & 9/23 sessions in addition to the standard list above:
● One sheet of watercolor paper 140 lb. or thicker
Instructor is working in 11 x 14” but students may work in any size that you prefer. Students will use their own paper or purchase at dickblick.com for $6.94, https://www.dickblick.com/items/10148-1005/
● Watercolor paints
Students will use your their own watercolor paints and brushes or purchase a beginners set at any art store, or purchase at Dickblick.com for $4.97 (includes a brush) https://www.dickblick.com/items/00309-1109/
● Hair dryer
● Rubbing alcohol

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About Your Instructor

Emily received her Bachelor’s in Fine Art from Bowling Green State University in Ohio where she focused on life drawing. While still in art school she began selling portraits as a career. She has taught portraits since 1984 and continues to support herself with portrait commissions and teaching.


September 9, 2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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