Experience the artistic freedom and abandonment with colors seen in children’s art. This two-part workshop begins with exercises on the handling and use of the pastels. We continue on to groups of collaborative landscapes that implement bold and contrasting colors. The second session is devoted to individual pastels with a playful Fauvist-inspired palette. All materials provided; bring materials fee of $18 payable to instructor (cash or check) on first day of class. Limited enrollment.

Susan Roden is a juried member with the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (New York), a distinguished pastelist, and was 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 many publications.