Sunday, October 15th, 2017 @ 8:30am
Meet at the Moab Arts & Recreation Center (111 East 100 North)
Come ready to paint in the field.
Location will be determined by the workshop instructor.
Capturing the Light in the Pastel Landscape
In this class we will explore impressionism and abstraction style while creating representational Plein Air landscapes filled with light. Daily demonstration will touch on underpainting techniques, color theory, and back painting techniques that add mood and emotion into the painting. The goal is always to expand on Plein Air to create landscapes that are rich and painterly by using edges, bold strokes and color to bring freshness to each painting. We will work one day weather permitting work en plein air. Throughout the workshop we will practice creating, not duplicating, as we work to capture the essence of the scene in a way that expands your potential as an artist.
Suggested Supply List:
Pastels Soft I use Sennelier, there 1/2 stick landscape set or Paris set are good.
Plein air easel
Sanded pastel paper
(I use U-Art paper dry mounted to Gator board ,8x10, 9x12 larger is you feel comfortable)
Old paint brush
Fine sharpie pen
small hand plastic hand clamps to hold board to easel
Pastel pencil medium brown color
Artist may bring one or two paintings for composition help or problem solving, started or finished.