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Introduction to Pastel Landscapes with Jude Valentine

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March 21 @ 3:00 pm 5:00 pm

Jude Valentine
Schoodic Rocks
pastel on paper
22 x 30 inches

Extend your drawing skills by incorporating color into your visual vocabulary! The pastel media is the link between drawing and painting. Learn about color dynamics of soft pastel and put it into action in your drawings. The focus of this class is learning the basic techniques of working in soft pastel and creating paintings inspired by the landscape. Students will gain confidence in color mixing using pastel, to effectively find their vision.

Jude completed her BFA at the Maine College of Art and MFA in Visual Art from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She has received numerous grants and awards for her work including a Jerome Foundation Fellowship and an Individual Grant Award from the Council of Creative Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. She has been the recipient of a number of residencies at the Vermont Studio Center; Stephen Pace House; as visiting printmaker at St. Michael’s Printshop in Newfoundland; the Heliker-LaHotan Foundation; the Joseph Fiore Art Center at Rolling Acres Farm; and Monhegan Artists’s Residency program. She was also an invited participant at the international EMMA Collaboration in Saskatoon in 2018. Formerly Studio and Public Programs Coordinator at the Farnsworth Art Museum, she currently teaches at the University of Southern Maine.

Cost: $225; $210 for Farnsworth members