Come and take a creative and colorful break from winter and explore the exciting world of chalk pastels. This 4-week* class is for people who are newcomers to chalk pastels or have a little experience. Participants will use chalk pastels to draw objects of everyday life, or still life, florals, and landscapes.
Class 1 will teach participants about chalk pastel supplies, types of pastel strokes, and drawing basics.
Class 2 will feature how to mix and blend chalk pastels, value, and tone.
Class 3 will focus on color mixing and the color wheel.
Class 4 will cover building up whole areas of color using different kinds of pastel techniques to create a pastel landscape.
Emphasis will be on developing students’ own artistic style.
Instructor: Amy Friedman
Ages 14+ | Cost: $10 per class
Pre-registration is recommended, drop-ins are also welcome
*Participants do not need to register for all 4 classes
The Schenectady NAMI affiliate is sponsoring 5 spots for these classes. Call the NAMI phone line for more information and to register at 518-986-9114.