Class: Learn Colored Pencil


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This class is for those of you would like to learn to use colored pencils, or if you have used them before, come get a refresher class and learn some new techniques and supports for your work. Explore various techniques in colored pencil: shading and highlights to create volume, building layers of color, burnishing for deep rich color. You will work from photos and improve your own personal technique and style. You will learn the five basic techniques that form the basis of any colored pencil work and explore new supports for your work. This great medium allows you to stop and start easily, without any set-up time, and to draw on location without worrying about solvents.

What to bring: A quality set of colored pencils: Prismacolors, Luminance, or Caran d’Ache, battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, hard white eraser, 2B pencil, colorless blender pencil or marker. Quality colored pencil drawing papers in colors of your choice, such as Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Art Spectrum Colourfix Sanded Paper. Do NOT bring “Mixed Media” paper. Other surfaces: hot press watercolor paper, Vellum Bristol Board. Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017, and runs for 8 weeks, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost is $150.00.

To hold your spot please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865.

For more information, call 603-548-6694 or email rtaillon@comcast.net. 10% of each tuition is donated to the Art Scholarship Fund. Class will be taught by Revelle Taillon, a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association. She holds a BFA in graphic design and illustration from ULowell and has won regional and national awards. Revelle’s Blog has samples of her work and techniques: www.revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com

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