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Monday, December 4, 2017

New Colored Pencil Drawing Art class starting January 2, 2018 in Exeter NH

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: Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils (minimum 36 pencil set), battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, hard white eraser, 2B pencil, colorless blender pencil or marker. Drawing papers (get various colors) made specifically to work well with colored pencils, such as: Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Colourfix Sanded Papers. Check them out online at www.dickblick.com for the best prices. Other great surfaces for colored pencil are hot pressed watercolor paper, vellum bristol board and matte board.

Class starts: Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018, and runs for 8 weeks, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. Cost is $160.00. To hold your spot please mail  a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865.

For more information & to see if class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email rtaillon@comcast.net. 10% of each tuition is donated to the Art Scholarship Fund. Class will be taught by Revelle Taillon, a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association. She holds a BFA in graphic design and illustration from the University of Lowell and has won regional and national awards.
Revelle’s Blog has samples of her work and techniques: www.revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com

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