Beginners Pastel Workshop with Tal Dvir

This is a great workshop for anyone new to pastels.  Working from a fresh floral still-life the focus will be on color selection and shades of pastels on toned paper, as well as controlling composition. If time allows, we will also create a landscape painting with pastels.

Supply List:

Strathmore 400 Series Sketch Pad, Toned Tan, 11×14 inch
Soft or hard pastels (recommended Nupastel 12-24 set)
Blenders/stumps #2-6
Vine charcoal soft
Compressed charcoal 6B
Board with clips (optional)

Tal Dvir is a full-time artist and art instructor who lives in Chandler, AZ His work first and foremost, is about presenting, through painting and drawing, a high level of technique as he sees it. His message through his art is to ask the the viewers to stop, observe, and “listen”.

For questions you can contact Cynthia at

Saturday, August 3rd | Noon to 4pm
$45 for Members/$50 for Non-Members