This class will introduce the newbie artist to mixing colors, blending, and exploring the buttery texture of oil pastels. They are often referred to as the brand name, "Craypas", but the brand is irrelevant. Buy a non-toxic pack of oil pastels and get ready to have fun.
We will explore how darker colors make two-dimensional objects recede into the background and how lighter colors bring objects forward. NYC is such an inspirational subject, so we will use the basics of our new techinique to create a waterfront masterpiece.
If there is time, we will learn a bit about drawing perspective, line shape, and form. This will be integrated into the lesson. More advanced students will be allowed to explore the medium and draw a portait of their classmates instead.
Why am I qualified? I love teaching Fine Art! The best way I've learned has been through hands-on instruction, and I love sharing the same interactive techniques with a modern twist. I majored in Fine Art in high school, and received certificate training in Graphic Design and Web Design after gradu... view full bio