Branford Arts Center, 1229 Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
Description: Participants will learn techniques of using soft pastels with gestural expression. Class will focus on loosening up with gesture drawing, visual/color exercises, and application techniques, including wet and dry processes on several types of paper. Basic drawing skills assumed but not required. No previous experience with pastels needed.
Class fee includes all materials including a 24 set of Gallery Munygo pastels that students may take home. Students are encouraged to bring a drawing board if they have one. Feel free to bring other pastels and supplies.
Instructor: Kate Henderson, Guest artist at the Branford Art Center. Kate Henderson received her MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University and a BFA in painting and a BA in art history at Indiana University. She is an award-winning artist in pastel and digital arts. Please visit her web site for more information: katehenderson.art