Using oil pastels, you will produce your own compositions, interpreting subjects ranging from still life to human figures. Drawing methods used in this course are outline, contour then the creative strokes using the oil pastel sticks in achieving perspective, proportion, contrast, depth and dimension of the subjects chosen. Oil pastels are waxy and thick with the pigment being mixed with non-drying oil thus a thicker pad is used. A list of required supplies can be found online in the class description.
Alma Bella Solis is an artist, designer and calligrapher who has been teaching art to adults and children for nearly 20 years.