GRAND HAVEN, MI -- Registration is now open for “A Pastel Experience,” a workshop instructed by local artist Patricia Dee on Feb. 23 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Loutit District Library.
The course provides information and instruction as well as the handling and application. Students will learn about the origins of pastels and the different types available, as well as show various applications styles.
Students will have the opportunity to paint on more than one type of paper and experience the difference between painting on white and tinted papers.
Course topics include: Types of Pastels, Material cautions, handling, Supports – paper, sanded – rigid, Painting with Pastels – applications/strokes – under-painting, Tools – brush, spray, peanuts, gloves, tape, ruler, and Matting/Framing. At day’s end, everyone will leave with a painting.