10:00AM-12:00PM PT / 1:00-3:00PM ET

In-person students: Additional 30 minutes for feedback and critique from 12:00-12:30PM.

Instructor:  Deborah Donahower

Location: Room 208

This four-week hybrid 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.

Choose to attend in person or through Zoom.

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Sliding Scale: $45-$350

Ages 18+

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Deborah Donahower

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 40 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.