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Let's Talk About
A Series on the Basics of Colored Pencils

Online Meetup 

Welcome to our captivating workshop series, where you'll embark on an artistic odyssey with the wondrous medium of color pencil drawing. Through four tailored workshops, you'll come to embrace newfound effectiveness, freedom, and confidence. Elevate your skills and make colored pencils your artistic go-to for creating extraordinary masterpieces! 

All 4 workshops are meant to be stand alone but also work in unison with each other. 

See below for a description of each workshop, with dates and times.  

Cost:  $200 for all 4 workshops or $50 per workshop, with 10% discount if student registers for all 4 workshops.

Workshop 1
Unlock the Color Wheel's Secrets:
A Vital Guide for Colored Pencil Artists

In this enlightening mini workshop, delve into the magic of colors and their profound impact on colored pencil art. Discover the Color wheel's wonders, warm and cool hues, mixing secrets, and more. Unveil the art of enhancing and even "faking" colors through basic blocks, spheres, and botanical wonders. Gain access to the online session video and a treasure trove of valuable information! Let your drawings flourish with newfound brilliance!

Workshop 2

Pencils, Papers and other tools:A Vital Guide for use, practices and methods for the Colored Pencil Artist

What’s in a pencil? Why is paper so

important? What about all the other tools I need? The all important question for colour pencil enthusiasts is how to choose good materials, how this all ties into making great art and getting started with a limited palette and limited budget. In this mini workshop we’ll explore all the elements that will start the colour pencil enthusiast on the path to successful outcomes.  Students will receive access to the class recorded video and an information package. 

 

Workshop 1: Unlock the Secrets of working with Colour

​Sept 28-October 5, 2023

6:30pm - 8:30 pm

Sessions: 2

$50 

Workshop 2: Colored Pencils, Papers and other Tools

​October 12-October 19, 2023

6:30pm - 8:30 pm

Sessions: 2

$50 

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Workshop 3
Shading and Layering:
A Vital Guide for Colored Pencil Artists

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Workshop 3
Shading and Layering:A Vital Guide for Colored Pencil Artists

Workshop 3 explores the third element in creating striking images with coloured pencils. We will delve into understanding how to apply layers of colours, where to begin for shading, dark vs light, layer methods, how this applies to colour mixing, how layering can create different effects and how this can be tied into shading for 3 dimensions. Using basic block and sphere studies as well a simplified botanical specimens well look at effective and amazing possibilities in shading and layeing. Students will receive access to the class recorded video,and an information package.

Workshop 4

Composition:A Vital Guide for Colored Pencil Artists

In this final workshop of the Let's Talk series students will have the opportunity to present a question around colour pencil art making which will be then explored in class Top 3 questions will be chosen from

Questions sent prior  to class will be addressed by the instructor, with time allotted for minor discussion on other topics related to drawing and art making.

Some suggestions might be: Composition, making art for successfully showing in shows, delving into more specific colour pencil topics around colour, working with the materials and other.

Workshop 3: Shading and Layering

October 26-November 2, 2023

6:30pm - 8:30 pm

Sessions: 2

$50

Workshop 4: Composition and Pulling it all Together

November 9- November 16. 2023

6:30pm - 8:30 pm

Sessions: 2

$50

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