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Instructor: Mary Beth Sasso


Contact information:

(Cell) 707-477-6783


Drawing is a very learnable skill. It’s less about talent and more about learning to observe the world around you in new and different approaches.


  • First Session: Monday,  January 6 -27, 2020 •  Pastel  Drawing (Beginners/Intermediate)                         4 weeks, Fee $125 + materials – 2:00-4:00pm

  • Second Session: Monday,  February 3 -24, 2020 •  Pastel  Drawing (Beginners/Intermediate)                   4 weeks, Fee $125 + materials – 2:00-4:00pm


Learn how to capture realistic portraits, still-life and animals in pastel (NuPastel), alongside professional artist Mary Beth Sasso. Students will learn step-by-step techniques; how to render and interpret realistic art from photo references, gain an in-depth understanding of line, value, form/shape composition, texture, and color. We will also discuss various papers, tools, materials and the importance of the underdrawing.


A materials list will be e-mailed when registration payment is received.

755 Petaluma Ave Sebastopol, CA 95472

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