WORKSHOP – Pastel with Michele Wells

Additional Event Information:

Michele Wells will be offering a pastel workshop on Friday, April 20, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
Sign up now to share a day with Michele, call 636.228.4005 to reserve a space in her workshop.

Painting by Michele Wells, 1st Place at the Washington, MO Sunset Paint Out.

All levels of ability are welcome. The workshop will consist of showing you how to simplify the scene and choose a composition. Block in shapes and values by doing an under-painting either in pastel or watercolor. Michele will start the morning by showing you how she chooses a composition, start and hopefully finish a painting. We will also go over using a limited color palette. The remainder of the day will be your time to complete a painting for yourselves under Michele’s instruction.
Bring your plein air supplies. A small sketchbook, pencil and viewfinder will be very helpful along with your pastel supplies. Bring your easel if you have one. Michele has some easels that she can lend out. First come first served. She will have a small selection of sanded pastel papers for anyone to purchase if you would like to try them.
LOCATION: Artists are asked to arrive at the Harmonie-Verein/American Legion Hall at 8:15 AM to check in, workshop introduction starts at 8:30 AM. Artists will be given directions to proceed to the selected workshop location.
Maximum number of students: 15
Lunch will be provided.

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