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WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS CLASS:
- My favorite oil pastel techniques – soft blending & creating texture
- Connecting with our guides
- Creating a portrait with symbolism and imagery
- Creating a glow effect on dark paper
- Choosing a cohesive color palette
- Creating skin tones with unusual colors
- creating luminous layers
- Working with clay (bonus lesson)
- Painting our spirit animal in acrylics
- Creating a wearable art pendant
- And so much more!
WHAT KIND OF SUPPLIES TO I NEED FOR THIS WORKSHOP?
YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO BUYING EVERYTHING ON THE LIST, MANY THINGS MIGHT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR MATERIALS YOU ALREADY HAVE! BELOW IS A LIST OF TOOLS I WILL BE USING, ALONG WITH LINKS. DON’T HESITATE TO ASK IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS
- Black or very dark toned paper (I used 12×16? Fabriano Tiziano Pastel paper Flecked series) plus a small little extra piece for color testing.
- Pastel pencil for drawing – I used Conte chalk pastel pencil. (You’ll want white or a light color that will show up on the dark paper)
- Kneaded or soft eraser
- Oil pastels: I used Sennelier brand. You can use the colors of your choice but best to have a few colors of good, soft oil pastels that will blend easily. (These are the colors I used: White, Black, Gold (or another metallic is fine), Bright turquoise, Barrite green (Teal), Turquoise blue, Midnight blue (dark blue or dark turquoise), Red Violet (dark purple), Purple (a pinkish bright purple); Cobalt violet (very light purple).
- A few tortillions for blending
- Skewer or sharp pointed object for scratching into the pastel
- Paper towels
- Air-dry clay (I used the “Plus” clay)
- 2) Some basic shaping tools: A small rolling pin, a skewer, and a knife
- 3) Non-stick or grease proof paper
- 4) Heavy body Acrylics: I used the liquitex colors: Green gold, emerald green, gold,
- prussian blue, cad. yellow, burnt umber, burnt sienna, burnt orange (or Indian red),
- deep violet, Titanium white, and mars black.
- 5) Various small Paintbrushes: a flat and thin round, plus a old brush for varnishing
- 6) Water jar, napkins
- 7) White sharpie or posca pen
- 8) White pastel pencil
- 9) Palette for mixing colors (I used a sheet of glass with white paper underneath