Online Pastel Painting Fur and Feathered Friends
Date: 6 Mondays, January 11 - February 22, 2021 (no class 2/15)
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Instructor: Karen Israel
Tuition: $180 Non-Members / $162 Members
Discover how to paint your favorite animals, both wild and domestic with pastels. Students will work from their own photos. During each class Karen Israel will demonstrate a painting in pastel of birds, farm animals, and other furry and featherd friends. Students will learn how to see lighting, render texture and a general likeness of the animal.
Download materials list here
• soft pastels (Nu pastels and other brands)
• sanded pastel paper like UART or Pastel Premier
• an easel
• artist’s tape
• a board to tape the paper onto
• paper towels
• a soft inexpensive brush for corrections on the pastel
• optional: watercolors and a 1/2” flat w/c brush and or rubbing alcohol and a 1/2” flat inexpensive nylon brush.
• PHOTO references
About the Instructor
Karen Israel is an award winning pastel artist currently serving as President of Connecticut Pastel Society. Her paintings are created as a celebration of light and color that aim to delight the eye and engage the mind. Karen’s paintings are representational but symbolism and abstraction are constantly emerging in the frame. Her work can be found in many collections throughout the Northeast and Canada. Visit Karen's website.