About the workshop
In this three-day workshop, master pastelist Margaret Ferraro, will introduce participants to colour theory, value, temperature, and application techniques. Participants will learn how each method of application can be used effectively and creatively. Through the use of live demonstrations, Ferraro will illustrate how these concepts relate to landscape, still-life, and other subjects. By the conclusion of the workshop, students will have a thorough understanding of how to set-up and complete an entire pastel painting.
In-person studio 3-day workshop
Dates: Friday, October 16, Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, 2020
Time: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Level: Beginner/Intermediate. Our experienced instructor will adapt their teaching style to the participants’ experience.
Number of Participants: 10
Materials: Not included. Click here to view a list of suggested materials.
About the instructor
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. Colour, value and temperature figure prominently in her compositions, reflecting the pattern of our natural world.