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Pastels in the Garden
Wildflower Festival Art Classes

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Date: July 12, 9:00 am
Location: The Art Studio
Details: Spend the afternoon capturing the beautiful shapes and colors of Crested Butte’s amazing flowers through drawing with chalk pastels on thick, textured pastel paper.  Local artist, Becky Chappell walks participants through exercises and techniques that teach how to depict flowers with form, shape, texture, color, and shadow.  Participants will then focus on the creation of one or two final flower pastel drawings. Previous art experience helpful, but not necessary. Bring camp chair and digital camera (optional) to take photo references of the flowers. Instructor: Becky Chappell.

WHEN
Wednesday July 12

TIME
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

COST
$75
 
REGISTER at crestedbuttewildflowerfestival.com 

or call 970.349.2571 to reserve a space
 
About Becky Chappell
Becky Chappell has been painting most of her life. Her mediums include mixed mediums, collage, oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, scratchboard - she loves it all! Her style is impressionistic and/or abstract, and her paintings express her love of color, light and form. She spent 15 years doing scrimshaw (etching on ivory and bone). She has taught many different classes, individuals and groups. Becky loves inspiring others to realize their creativity, and encouraging others to explore with art. Becky has an Associate’s degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Colorado, but is more attracted to fine art than graphic design. She was Vice President of Louisville Art Association for two years and had a mural business called Living Works. For Becky, her art is life-long process of growing, learning and exploring. View Becky's work at www.awearts.org or view her website: www.becky-chappell.artistwebsites.com.
 

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