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Beginner Pastels Workshop

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Beginner Pastels Workshop

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

$50 – $75

Students will become familiar with a brief history of the pastel medium, ingredients used in manufacturing pastels, pastel forms, and the variety of pastel surfaces. Students will explore mark making, color mixing and layering, and pastel painting techniques through demonstration and hands on practice.  Students will develop self-confidence and utilize new skills through experimentation with various pastel materials and surfaces.


2 Week Workshop –

March 18th & 25th

10:00am – 12:00pm

Robinson Building Art Room

Fee for 2 week workshop

$50/JCC Members or AgeWell at the JCC Members – includes materials

$75 Non-members – includes materials

Maximum 14 participants per 2 week workshop


Meet the Artist

Francine Vandeberg’s lifelong interest and involvement in the arts is evident in her lively and enthusiastic teaching style.  She is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Artists, the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society and The Pittsburgh 10 Plus group of artists, exhibiting at various Pittsburgh area galleries including Panza Gallery, Boxheart Gallery, The Gallery at Wilkins School Community Center and the Berger Gallery at the Jewish Community Center. She strives to capture a fleeting impression, a feeling, and enthusiastically creates art with pastels, acrylics and watercolors. Francine encourages experimentation with materials and methods which leads to discovering one’s artistic vision and style.  She is inspired by a variety of subjects: landscapes, seascapes, scenes discovered while traveling, wildlife and pets.



March 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$50 – $75
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Sharon Feinman


5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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