Debora Stewart - Abstract Realism: Figures, Faces and Flowers (Online); Wednesdays, January 12-February 2 + Critique Session February 16, 2022

Date: Wednesdays, January 12-February 2 + Critique Session February 16
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM Pacific Time/12:30-3:00 PM Eastern Time/5:30-8:00 PM London Time
Level: Some experience recommended
Medium: Open to all mediums, demos will be in pastels

Join Debora Stewart and explore the use of abstraction with more realistic subjects like figures, faces, flowers and landscapes.  Demonstrations will be in soft pastel but acrylic artists are welcome,  Each week a thorough demonstration will be provided and participants may work along with Debora as she creates each subject.  Photos will be provided and participants may use their own as well.  Debora will address how underpainting helps to abstract the subject, color choices, pastel application and composition and more.  The final session will include ways to evaluate your work and progress onto the next stage.

Debora Stewart is a Signature Member and a Master Pastellist of the Pastel Society of America and a member of the Master’s Circle of the International Association of Pastel Societies. She is also the author of a Northlight book titled Abstract Art Painting: Expressions in Mixed Media and a series of videos on abstract painting from Northlight TV. She teaches workshops for artists in abstraction throughout the U.S.  Her pastels and paintings are available through galleries in Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois.

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • Interact with the instructor and other participants, watch live demos and receive feedback and instruction. You will have access to a class chat forum on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions.
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 30 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.