Drawing People in Pastel

Grace is a Seattle-based artist who specializes in oil painting and traditional media like graphite and charcoal. She is a pupil of master contemporary painter Juliette Aristides and is deeply invested in the practice of drawing and painting from observation. She exhibits her work around the Pacific Northwest and has been published in Artist and Illustrator Magazine. Grace teaches private lessons for adults and teens and is a youth programs instructor at Gage Academy.
9:00-11:30 A.M.
Ages 11-13
Gage Capitol Hill, Room 200
Play with color in oil pastel while you learn the basics of drawing. Students will develop an understanding of gesture, proportion, and structural anatomy by working from a costumed model every week. Instructor demonstrations will showcase the block-in method for figure construction and simplified color theory. Take home the tools to capture the essence of a human, plus several figure drawings in rich color!