Barbara Solberg - Landscape and Mixed Media Artworks

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Advanced Techniques in Pastels

Available class times (choose one):

To be announced.

Price: To be determined.

Location: The Creative Hand Studio
(Barbara's home and studio)
35 N. 2190th Rd., Lecompton, KS 66050

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.

Demo by Barbara - using clear gesso & acrylic underpainting for a textured support

Several types of sample papers to try will be available for purchase from Barbara.

Class size is limited to four people so you will receive lots of personal instruction - enroll now! At least two people minimum to conduct the class.

Please mail cash or check to reserve your spot to:

Barbara Solberg
35 N. 2190th Rd.
Lecompton, KS 66050

Questions? Call 785-832-9413 or email

Note: Money refunded in event of sickness or family emergency only. Barbara will send complete directions to her studio upon registration. Inclement weather (snow or ice): Barbara will contact you with postponed class date.

Easels supplied. Please bring the following materials:

*1 set of soft pastels. Bring hard (square) & soft (round) pastels sets if you have both.
*1 drawing board, size - approx. 22" x 28" (a piece of masonite cut for you at the hardware store or lumberyard works well too)
*2 clamps for the drawing board to hold the paper
*1 kneaded eraser
*1-2 sticks vine charcoal
*Wear an apron or old painting shirt

Email for more information regarding purchase of pastels if you have questions.





To be announced.

All classes 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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