Intro to Pastel: Skin Tones (FR)

Monday, May 16th at 6 P.M. (EST)
Duration :
2 hours
Teacher : Julie Donaldson

$50 | offered online via ZOOM | Capacity: 50 persons
*This course is only offered in French.
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Intro to Pastel: Skin Tones (FR)

Discover the fascinating world of pastels! In this two-hour workshop, Julie will first present all the necessary materials. You will then explore several pastel techniques: dry pastel, pencils and sticks, blending colours, working with skin tones, etc.

The workshop will end with the creation of a simple 3D shape, and intermediate-level creatives will be given the opportunity to produce a complex shape. The perfect workshop to discover or rediscover pastels.

Open to beginners and intermediates (ages 13 to 99)

*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)

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Part 1: Getting to know your materials

To begin, Julie will present all the necessary materials: pastels, paper, eraser, etc.

Part 2: Blending and making a simple 3D shape

In part two, you will learn how to properly blend colours and shades of gray, as well as how to make a 3D sphere.

Part 3: Going further and Q & A

To finish the workshop, intermediate-level creatives will be able to create a complex shape: a coloured or grayscale ear. Julie will also explain how to switch from one colour to another when painting. She will then answer any questions you may have about pastels and/or colours in a Q & A.


List of materials to bring:

Templates to download and print
✓ Canson Mi-Teintes paper pad (white, 9 x 12 in)
✓ Faber-Castell Pitt pastel pencils, grey tones (#199, 181, 233, 270 and 101)
✓ 10-pack Rembrandt half stick soft pastels (general selection)
✓ DeSerres sandpaper block for sharpening pencils
✓ DeSerres kneaded eraser
✓ X-Acto precision knife for sharpening pencils

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