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Smithsonian Associates - Entertaining, Informative, Eclectic, Insightful

This program has been canceled. Ticket holders will be notified about credit and/or refund options.

Pastel Portraits

Studio Arts Workshop

Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Code: 1K00BU

By student Lindsey Millet

Degas, Manet, and Cassatt achieved remarkable results in their portraits by employing the strong lines and luminous colors of pastels. Learn to achieve similar results with the medium, either through the immediacy of a sketch or a detailed portrait study. Students work in the studio with a live model and focus on the elements of portraiture and pastel technique. Participants should have basic drawing skills.

This class includes a lunch break (participants provide their own). A suggested supply list may be downloaded from this page no later than 2 weeks prior to the workshop. Model fees are included.

World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit*

Instructor: Gary Shankman

One 6-hour session

*Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here.