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  • Pastels: Paint Landscapes
    • Date: April 17 - May 1 (three sessions)
    • Class Number: 25129
    • Location: Online Live
    • Instructor: Diana Randolph
    • Materials: These supplies are only suggestions. You may use any art supplies. Listed are the materials the instructor will use during her demonstrations.
      • Your own photos of favorite landscapes during any season A table easel or a heavy box to lean your drawing board against if working upright.

      • A drawing board (smooth Masonite, several inches larger than your paper size).

      • Any size set of dry pastels (A professional full set of hard 96 Nu-pastels is ideal).

      • Other optional types include: pastel pencils, Rembrandt (medium), and Sennelier (soft) A number 2 pencil or three gray-tone brush markers (light, medium and dark) for making value study sketches

      • Pen and notebook for taking notes

      • Beige masking tape

      • Paper towels

      • Newspaper to cover your workspace

      • Paint smock (optional)

      • Pair of protective gloves (nitrile or latex) Any type of pastel paper cut to sizes 5 x 7 or 6 x 9 inches such as:

      • Canson Mi-Teintes, La Carte, U-Art sanded, or suede mat board (color toned paper works nicely) Optional items for staining/creating an under painting on beige sanded pastel paper:

      • Odorless paint thinner and a small flat brush; or a pan of watercolors, cup of water and different sizes watercolor brushes.

    • If you have any questions, please contact Diana Randolph, the instructor, at


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