Continuing Education

The Portrait in Pastel Workshop

Event Information
Room #461
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
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Advance registration is required.

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Allison Syvertsen
Pastel drawing of a young woman with sandy hair and blue dress.

The immediate subtlety that can be achieved through soft and hard pastel is particularly suited for the portrait study. Learn historical and contemporary techniques of hatching, blending, layering and color mixing to render convincing portraits. Discussion and demonstration of various surfaces, pastels and mixed media techniques included. Drawing experience recommended.

Register by: October 7

Image by instructor Theodore Xaras

Continuing Education offers over 40 options this fall of hands-on studio art classes and workshops, outside of the degree programs, taught by stellar professional artists—many of them faculty or alumni of the School of Fine Arts. Join our community of dedicated, passionate artists and find the perfect fit for adults at any skill level.