Paint landscapes with use of alcohol washes and accented strokes to explore a varied application approach to pastels. In the first session, Susan Roden leads a group exercise to explore the effects and handling of pastel sticks and brushes.  Participants then progress onto individual pieces executed onto paper and wood panels. This accelerated technique is ideal for plein air or studio painting! All materials will be provided; bring $15 materials fee payable to instructor at first class (cash or check). Limited enrollment.

Susan Roden is a juried member with the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (New York), a distinguished pastelist, and the 2020 president of the Pastel Society of New Mexico. She is noted for her pastels as well as other media, and maintains an art studio in Albuquerque. She has exhibited nationally and her paintings have been featured in Décor & Style, The Pastel Journal, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles, and Pastel Artist International Magazine.