Introduction to Pastel 101

Introduction to Pastel 101
5 sessions • 10 hours

Relax and escape into a world of creativity and fun while discovering the art of pastel drawing. Create vibrant artwork with just a few simple tools, pastel sticks, and paper. Learn basic techniques and enjoy experimenting with this versatile drawing medium. There isn’t any need for anything complicated, especially as pastels don’t require drying time or solvents during the process. A list of supplies will be provided prior to class start date. Sign up with a friend!

Instructor: Jodie Schmidt
Jodie Schmidt discovered her love of oil painting while earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. After graduating with honors, she continued studying art on her own and from local artist and teacher, Rebecca Pearl. She studied watercolor, oil painting and pastel for several years before deciding to become a teacher herself. She joined the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Frederick Community College in 2019, as an art instructor, teaching pastel and drawing classes. Previously Ms. Schmidt worked as a short-term substitute art teacher at Buckingham’s Choice, in Adamstown, MD.

Introduction to Pastel 101
ACR153 • 5-Digit Number: 19247
Thursdays • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. • 3/5 – 4/2
Visual & Performing Arts Center (F Building) • Room F130
Fee: $99