Barbara Solberg - Landscape and Mixed Media Artworks

The Creative Hand Studio. Art in Nature. Nature in Art.



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Intro to Drawing with Pastels & Color Concepts

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9am-12pm - or -
Sunday, March 4, 2018, 1-4pm

Price: $60

You will learn:
*Short history of pastels & famous pastellists
*Basic drawing techniques & demo by Barbara
*Types of paper & supports used
*Basic color concepts used in all art media

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ARTI-FACTS! Henri Matisse Cut-Paper Collage

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9am-12pm - or -
Sunday, March 11, 2018, 1-4pm

Price: $60

A fun way to learn about art and try different artistic styles. No drawing or painting experience necessary.

The Matisse session will include:

*A short art history lesson on Henri Matisse
*Opportunity to try his cut-paper technique
*All materials provided
*Take home a finished art piece
*Small classes - up to four people at Barbara's studio
*Coffee, tea, snacks provided too!

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*NEW! Advanced Techniques in Pastels

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 9am-12pm - or -
Sunday, March 18, 2018, 1-4pm

Price: $60

Soft pastel workshop for those with some pastel experience. Explore various surfaces to create exciting effects with soft pastels. Students will work from a fairly complex still-life set-up that Barbara prepares.

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Mixed Media/Collage Ideas

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 9am-12pm - or -
Sunday, March 25, 2018, 1-4pm

Price: $75 (includes $10 supply fee)

You will learn:
*Collage & acrylic techniques
*Wax dip for paper, objects
*Monoprinting by hand
*How to use oil pastels in mixed media
and much more!

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March 2018

All spring classes will be held at Barbara's studio in Lecompton.

If you're interested in taking a class, please email Barbara.


Barbara's Experience:

Award-winning, lifelong painter in pastels and mixed media

Over 30 years teaching art classes & workshops at art center statewide, Osher Institute at KU, and her home studio.

BFA, Painting, University of Kansas

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