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Pastel Mastery

February 26 - February 28

Wednesday, February 26 to Friday, February 28, 2020

3-Day Workshop

10 am to 4:30 pm

Instructor: Margaret Ferraro

Level: Open to all skill levels. 

Program Description

This workshop will introduce students to application techniques and colour theory. Participants will study the work of other pastelists and learn how each method of application can be used effectively and creatively. Margaret Ferraro will explain colour theory, value and temperature, and show how these concepts relate to landscape, still-life and other subjects. By the conclusion of the workshop, students will have a thorough knowledge of how to set-up and complete an entire painting.

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About the Artist

Renowned Barrie-based artist and teacher Margaret Ferraro has exhibited throughout Canada and the United States. Her accolades include exhibitions with the Pastel Society of America at the National Art Club in New York City, and the Pastel Society of Eastern Canada outside Montreal. In 2009, Ferraro published her first book, A Time to Dance, and was named a master pastelist by the Pastel Artists of Canada.  In her work, Ferraro moves between landscape, figural and floral subjects, using a layering technique that incorporates a combination of charcoal, ink, acrylic paint and pastels. Texture and colour are the major factors in her compositions.

Please note: All ticket sales are not refundable.


February 26
February 28
$215 – $269
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10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
1(905) 893-1121


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