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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Colored Pencil Class in Exeter NH starts March

Class held at:
Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-8856  •  www.seacoastartist.org

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 such as Prismacolors, Luminance, or Caran d'Ache, a battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, hard white eraser, 2B pencil, colorless blender pencil or marker. Bring a selection of colored pencil drawing papers (and mat board) in colors of your choice, such as Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Art Spectrum Colourfix Sanded Paper.  www.dickblick.com has great prices, about half off arts & crafts store prices. Other great surfaces for colored pencil are hot press watercolor paper, Vellum Bristol Board and Rising Museum Board. Minimum class size is 3. Class size limited to 7.

Class starts: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017, and runs 8 weeks, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Cost is $150.00.

To hold your spot please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865, and email rtaillon@comcast.net to let me know you are coming. For more information you may call 603-382-3397 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. 10% of each tuition is donated to the Scholarship Fund.

Class will be taught by Revelle Taillon, a member of the Seacoast Artist Association. She holds a BFA in graphic design and illustration from ULowell and has won regional and national awards.

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