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Inspired PanPastel Artist Workshop with Donna Downey

July 31st-August 3rd, 2014

Registration Now Open!

Cost $625

(includes all meals and supplies)
Class sizes are limited. Registrations are transferable, but payments are non-refundable.

Class PoliciesStudent TestimonialsHotel Information

Event Overview

immerse yourself in the art of PanPastel in this 4 day workshop with donna downey. donna will share her unique product knowledge and practical and "outside of the box" techniques for using PanPastels through demonstration and hands-on application of this exciting new media. each day you will be introduced to new surfaces, tools, substrates, and textures building a working repotoire of techniques as you create you create several beautiful finished pieces PanPastel artwork.

because drawing is not the purpose of this weekend, donna will teach you several simple ways to colorize, design an transfer images to create the basic foundation of your work. Then building in bold colorful layers transforming blank backgrounds into dimensional art pieces playing with color, value and placement. taking it a step further, day two is about incorporating mixed-media elements and mediums into your PanPastel work.

all PanPastels, tools, and surfaces will be provided, but feel free to bring your own if you would feel more comfortable not sharing.

students should bring an apron.

see candid photos from previous events here & here

Event Schedule

Thursday

4:00 - 6:00 PM meet & greet, dinner, shop & settle in
6:00 - 8:00 PM intro to PanPastel

Friday & Saturday

9:30 - 10:00 AM Time for students to arrive, settle in.
10:00 - 12:30 AM class session
12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch (provided)
2:00 - 5:00 PM class session
5:00 - 6:00 PM clean up
6:00 - 8:00 PM dinner (provided)

Sunday

9:30 - 10:00 AM Time for students to arrive, settle in.
10:00 - 10:30 AM class session
10:30 - 11:30 brunch (provided)
11: 30 -2:00 wrap up

Studio Policies:

Please read class policies for donna downey studios here. By purchasing this class, you are agreeing to abide by the class policies.

About the Artist

Donna Downey is an artist and teacher. Learn more about her here.

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PAINT LIKE AN ARTIST with Donna Downey

june 26-29 2014

Registration Now Open!

Cost $625

(includes all meals and supplies)
Class sizes are limited. Registrations are transferable, but payments are non-refundable.

Class PoliciesStudent TestimonialsHotel Information

Event Overview

Spend the weekend painting "like an artist". (limited to only 10 students) learn to work on an easel and large format canvases. Using GOLDEN paints, build a basic working knowledge of color, layering, blending, experiment with tools, textures and shape to create the artwork you have always wanted to create, but were afraid how and where to start. in this small setting you will be given one on one attention, with the comfort of asking questions and being guided when you need that extra artistic push. i will create along side you throughout the weekend sharing first hand working knowledge of techniques and tips as well as demonstrating them in application. No drawing or painting skills required. students should bring an apron.

Event Schedule

Thursday

4:00 - 6:00 PM meet & greet, dinner, shop & settle in
6:00 - 8:00 PM supplies, tools, technique demo, prep

Friday & Saturday

9:30-10:00 AM Time for students to arrive, settle in.
10:00 - 12:30 AM class session
12:30 - 2:00 PM Lunch (provided)
2:00 - 5:00 PM class session
5:00 - 6:00 PM clean up
6:00 - 8:00 PM dinner (provided)

Sunday

9:30 - 10:00 AM Time for students to arrive, settle in.
10:30 brunch (provided)
11: 30 -2:00 wrap up

Studio Policies:

Please read class policies for donna downey studios here. By purchasing this class, you are agreeing to abide by the class policies.

About the Artist

Donna Downey is an artist and teacher. Learn more about her here.

Event Sponsors

Event Gallery