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10 Videos (30m)
    • Chalk pastels #2 Introduction

    • -Chalk pastels The paper

    • -Chalk pastels The pastels

    • -Chalk pastels Fixing your pastels

    • Chalk pastels 2 The drawing a

    • Chalk pastels 2 The drawing b

    • Chalk pastels 2 The first colours a

    • Chalk pastels 2 Adding more colour b

    • Chalk pastels 2 Adding more colour c

    • Chalk pastels #2 Conclusion


About This Class

Learn the basic techniques of chalk pastels.  Also known as soft pastels, chalk pastels are perfect for the novice wanting to create something quickly and easily.  The easy step-by-step format leads you through the project from beginning to end.  This no-fail project is for anyone who loves colour and mark making.  This project is to give you a taste of what you can do with chalk pastel.  


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Once again wonderful lesson. Thank you so much.





Doris Charest

Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

Doris Charest – Biography


BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

MED University of Alberta, AB

Mixed media is Doris’ favorite favorite form of painting . She loves exploring with textures, shapes, and a more contemporary look. Nature and the world around her inspires Doris. Her love of texture won her the Allessandra Bisselli Award and a First Place in a Still Life show with the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver. Look for Doris Charest’s work in the American Magazine: Sommerset Studio (Summer, 2007) and British Magazine: Leisure Painter. Both feature a three pages of Doris’ artwork. She won the Sylvie Brabant award in 2011 for her work in the art community. In 2013 she won First Place for her collage work in a show with the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver, BC.  For workshops: Phone: 780-458-3951 or email: [email protected]