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Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Art Class for October 2018, Learn to Draw with Colored Pencils

This class is for students who want to learn to draw with colored pencils or just want a class to practice more and improve your skills. Explore various techniques in colored pencil: creating fur and feathers, preserving highlights to create volume, building layers of color, mixing for dark rich colors, creating interesting back-grounds, new highlighting techniques. You will work from photos and improve your own personal technique and style. Learn to use watercolor color pencils for your backgrounds, and use Liquin for dissolving colored pencils. Come meet new friends and see samples of colored pencil artwork from around the globe.

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. Get some great papers to work on like: Canson Mi-Teintes, Stonehenge, Strathmore, Colourfix Sanded Papers & Duralar Matte (2 sided) Vellum. Choose a variety of colors, not just white. Check them out online at www.dickblick.com for great prices. Other great surfaces for colored pencil are hot pressed watercolor paper, vellum bristol board and matte board.

Class starts: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018, and runs for eight weeks, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Fee is $160.00. A maximum or 8 students will be admitted so sign up early to hold a spot.

To hold your spot: Please mail a check directly to: Revelle Taillon, 26 West Pine Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. For more information and to see if this class is full, call 603-548-6694 or email Revelle at rtaillon@comcast.net. Revelle Taillon is a hanging member of the Seacoast Artist Association in Exeter, NH. She holds a BFA from University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and has won regional and national awards. Her blog has samples of her artwork and techniques: revelleimagemaker.blogspot.com. She has been teaching for over six years. Home schooled teenagers are welcome in class w/ teacher approval. Contact Revelle about private art lessons for you or your child.

Class will be held at:
Seacoast Artists Association
130 Water Street, Exeter, NH
(603) 778-8856

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