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Beginners Pastel Painting

Explore the world of soft pastel painting and nurture your creativity with inspiring art lessons for all ages and levels. Discover endless techniques, from color blending to expressive mark making, in a supportive online art class. Tap into your inner artist and join a community of like-minded individuals in this engaging LIVE experience.

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  • 18 and older
  • $99
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  • 4 hours over 4 sessions

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this pastel class:

Nurture your creativity with inspiring pastel art lessons for all ages and all levels! Soft (chalk) pastel classes are the perfect way to relax, de-stress, and tap into your inner-artist.

Learn endless art techniques in your soft (chalk) pastel painting lessons, including: self-expression through color, layering, blending, composition, personalized subject matter, texture, pastel color mixing, and more.

Enjoy exploring a variety of subject matter in your online art class, including: still life, landscapes, portraiture, abstraction, realism, and working from other artists that inspire you. Join in creativity, connection and community in this LIVE, engaging ONLINE art class.

In our weekly Soft (chalk) Pastel Painting Class, you will:

  • Experiment, explore, and learn how to create your own soft (chalk) pastel painting on paper that is an expression of who you are.
  • Deepen your knowledge of color mixing and how to create color palettes that are expressive and beautiful.
  • Receive step-by-step guidance and nurturing art instruction by a professional New York City artist and expert art instructor.
  • Enjoy live soft (chalk) pastel painting technique demonstrations.
  • Practice dozens of new soft (chalk) pastel techniques, including: how to create and build texture, color blending applications, layering of pastels, expressive mark making, and more!
  • Relax and have fun in our non-judgmental, fear-free, and supportive online art class.
  • Discover your own unique style and voice through acrylic painting.
  • Engage in a supportive group environment with like-minded people.
  • Receive the therapeutic health and wellness benefits of art and soft pastel workshops, including stress relief, anxiety and depression reduction, increased relaxation, mood enhancement, increased serotonin, self-empowerment, and increased self-esteem.
Art Class Materials:

Materials are not included.

You will need:

  • Toned Paper (any size)
  • Soft (chalk) pastels
  • blending stump
  • pencil
  • eraser
  • Special Note: We recommend Blick Art Materials, but you can use any brand you like.
NOTE: This class does not use Oil Pastels.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Refund Policy

Class tuition is neither non-refundable nor transferable. No refunds will be issued after registration and payment. In case of a Medically Certified illness, a credit will be issued after receipt of your physician’s documentation. The value of the credit will be for the balance of the remaining class sessions with an additional deduction of a $95 registration fee. Credit may be used up to 12 months.

If after your first class you are dissatisfied with the quality of your course, a written note must be submitted within 1 business day after your first class. After receiving your note, refund of class tuition will be reviewed by our staff. If a refund is granted, processing of refunds requires 8-10 weeks. A 5% nonrefundable processing fee will be applied.

Course Cancellations

Although course cancellation is quite rare, The school reserves the right to cancel classes or change instructor assignments and makes every effort to notify students in advance. If enrollment goals are not met, a course may be canceled up to 1 business day before the first scheduled class. In the event of cancellation, a refund or credit is granted. On occasion, a course start-date will be pushed back if enrollment goals are not met. In this instance, you will receive a credit for the price of the class that did not take place.

Please note that there will be NO exceptions to this under any circumstances.

Make-up Policy

Unfortunately, The school does not offer any makeups for classes missed. However, if the student wants to get the most from the course and the absence, they can tell the instructor when they will be absent and the instructor can provide some guidance on exercises to practice while away.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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