Mary Pritchard – Pastel Toolbox: Surface Quality & Manipulation Strategies (Online); Wednesdays, August 14 & 21, 2024

Date: Wednesdays, August 14 & 21, 2024
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

From bold strokes to delicate glazes, pastel offers techniques to suit every artist.  Using clouds as our subject matter, we will focus on expanding our toolbox of surface manipulation strategies including underpainting, application and removal techniques, mark making, edge quality, and scumbling versus glazing.  Students are encouraged to experiment and share their results.  Demos will feature four or more popular pastel papers to showcase specific surface effects.

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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.

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.
  • You will have access to a private class message board on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. (Exact use of the message board, critique of student work and general class format is at the discretion of the instructor, please check course description for details.)
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 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 or visit your Online Classrooms to find your active classes.

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