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Bonnie Griffith: Pastel Painting Landscapes
September 25, 2017 - September 28, 2017
Monday, September 25 OR Thursday, September 28 / 9 AM to 5 PM each day / Limited to 20 participants each workshop
Join Bonnie Griffith for this workshop and punch up your pastel painting skills! The class will focus on pastel techniques that Bonnie uses to create dynamic landscapes in the studio and in plein air. You will work on two different papers (provided by instructor) and learn the value of underpainting plus other points to achieve paintings with a punch.
Attendees should bring easels, small sketchbook, a couple of ½-1 inch old, soft brushes, (for underpainting), soft pastels, some dark and light values of hard pastel sticks, latex gloves (optional), aprons and any of your usual pastel painting supplies. Bonnie will provide two options of paper to be used in the workshop. Some favorite pastel sticks will be available for students to purchase.
Bonnie Griffith is an artist who paints the western landscape in pastel and oil. She captures the essence of the land in bold, strong color in representational fashion. She has worked as a fulltime artist for 15+ years and part time since college. Bonnie has studied with Lorenzo Chavez, Robert Moore, Clark Mitchell and others. Her work is represented by galleries in ID, MT, WA, and OR. She was the 2015 Artist in Residence at the Grand Staircase National Monument. Bonnie participates in numerous plein air events throughout the west.
See more of Bonnie’s work here.