Mary Pritchard – Grasses and Reflections in Pastel (Online); Wednesdays, October 4-25, 2023

This class is no longer available for registration. Please view our Online Course Catalog for current class listings.

Date: Wednesdays, October 4-25, 2023
Time: 10:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time (1:30-4:00 PM Eastern Time/6:30-9:00 PM London Time)
Level: All
Medium: Pastel

Explore ways to improve your skills in the expressive medium of pastel in this 4-week class with award-winning pastelist Mary Pritchard.

Mary will share her knowledge about ways to apply strokes and glazes to create brilliant color layers—techniques that will keep your pastel paintings fresh and lively.  You will build on simple but effective strategies to create strong compositions from photo references.  Through demonstrations and critiques students will learn how to use this fast, flexible and forgiving medium to depict the timeless interplay of grasses, trees, and water.  

Mary Pritchard received her B.A in studio art from Mount Holyoke College and has Master’s degrees in both art and journalism. She was in-house corporate art curator for Ashland Oil, Inc., and has been a consultant to companies such as Nationwide Insurance Company and the Power Authority of the State of New York, advising on the acquisition, installation and conservation of art. She coordinated special events and traveling exhibitions for a variety of artists including internationally known landscape painter Wolf Kahn.

Following a career in education administration at the University of Delaware, she returned to painting fulltime. An award-winning pastel artist, she is known for her landscapes of the Eastern Shore. Galleries representing her work include Bishop’s Stock, Snow Hill, MD; and the Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, MD.

This class is no longer available for registration because it was held in the past.  Please view our Online Course Catalog to see current classes.

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