The North Carolina Museum of Art

Senior Sampler: Pastel Portraits

Tuesday, October 8 | 1:30 pm
Tuesdays, Session I: 10 am–12:30 pm
Session II (repeat): 1:30–4 pm
Meet in West Building Lobby
$20 Members (each class) | $110 (all 6 classes in same session)
$25 Nonmembers (each class) | $140 (all 6 classes in same session)

Find out how light, color, and texture are used to give form to figures in paintings. Try out ways of working with pastels to create contour while drawing from a model.

Even if you’ve never picked up a paintbrush, now’s your chance to have fun engaging with art while taking a closer look at works in the Museum’s collection. Each session offers an informal gallery discussion paired with a studio experience exploring subjects in paintings and sculpture. Enhance your appreciation of art and try your hand at artists’ techniques and materials in a relaxed atmosphere. Supplies provided. Register online or call the Museum Box Office, (919) 715-5923.

Edgar Degas, Dancer with Bouquets, circa 1895–1900, oil on canvas, 71 x 60 in., Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Va., Gift of Walter P. Chrysler Jr. , in memory of Della Viola Forker Chrysler

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