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Pastel Painting – In Person

September 9 @ 10:00 am 12:30 pm

10:00AM-12:30PM PT

Instructor:  Deborah Donahower

Location: Room 208

This eight-week class will introduce students to basic techniques of using soft pastels as they work alongside the instructor to create landscapes, still lifes, animals and flowers. Learn to layer colors to create luminous, painterly effects. Beginners are guided as they work on the image provided each week; more experienced students may choose to work on an image of their choice.

All class sessions are video recorded and all participants receive access to each recording for one month. In-person students receive an additional thirty minutes of guidance and feedback from the instructor from 12:00-12:30pm.

Materials are supplied for in-person students.

Sliding Scale: $60-500

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Ages 18+

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$60 – $500 Sliding Scale Registration

Deborah Donahower


Deborah Donahower received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara in Studio Art, with an emphasis in Ceramics, Printmaking and pastels. She has been teaching art to adults and children for 35 years and it is her passion to empower budding artists with the basic foundation skills in art, and help them bloom into their own creativity and personal style. She has taught for the Hudson River Museum, in Yonkers, NY; the Branson School in Marin, and was the owner/director of Pottery Design Center in Los Angeles and Wisteria Studio in Marin.

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