Whether you’re an artist that is interested in trying a new medium, or you’ve never delved into the world of fine arts, the beautiful and accessible medium of soft pastels can be a great place to start!
Come and spend the day having fun and being creative. This soft pastel class for beginners,
taught by artist, Ingrid Van Slyke, will give you all the tools you need to start you in the right
direction in pastel painting. The class will include demonstrations, discussions, and instructions
on materials, and pastel painting techniques, resulting in a painting of your own. If you have
ever wanted to try painting with soft pastels, this class is for you.
The presenter, Ingrid Van Slyke, will receive her M.F.A in painting from Savannah College of Art and Design June 2023. She has exhibited her paintings in international and national group exhibitions throughout the country including New York, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and Illinois. Her pastel paintings have been juried into the highly prestigious Pastel Society of America Enduring Brilliance exhibitions held at the National Arts Club and the Salmagundi Club in New York City. Ingrid has been a guest speaker for the National Association of Women artists, “Arts in Conversation” series and a guest teacher at the New York State Art Teacher’s Summer Institute at the Great Camp Sagamore in Upstate NY. She is also a dedicated high school visual arts teacher. Ingrid’s paintings are currently represented at Gallery 46 in Lake Placid, NY. Ingrid finds Inspiration for her paintings in the beautiful natural environment of the Adirondacks where she lives with her family.
Cost of the class is $55 for View Members and $65 for guests. Most materials are included in the cost of the class. Pre-registration is required.
The class will be held Saturday, July 15 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Make sure you bring a sack lunch with you, as you will take a break for lunch, but you won't have time to run out and grab something.
Cancellations made at least 10 days prior to the first day of a class will receive a 100% refund, or can be exchanged for another class. Cancellations made less than 10 days prior to the first day of class can only be exchanged for another class.
In the event that View were to cancel a class, a full refund for the class will be issued.