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Sun, Jan 24


Zoom Workshop

Sergey Pietila. The Role of Light in Pastel Portrait

One day intensive pastel workshop focused on working from life. You will learn the importance of light while working from life.

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Sergey Pietila. The Role of Light in Pastel Portrait
Sergey Pietila. The Role of Light in Pastel Portrait

Time & Location

Jan 24, 2021, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Zoom Workshop

About the event

2021 Sergei Pietila Zoom Workshop

Intro into Portrait Painting.

Workshop Description

1-day Studio Intensive Pastel Workshop via Zoom: January 24th (Sunday) 2021

Sergei Pietila is a professional artist from Finland. Pastel is Sergei’s medium of choice. He is originally from Russia where he received his academic training in fine arts.

Sergei is exhibiting his work around the globe since 1996.

His most recent awards include Honorable Mention at PSA 48thEnduring Brilliance Annual Exhibition and Red Rock Pastel Society 2020 Member Show. Sergei Pietila is known for his expressive manner and signature style.

About the workshop:

Sergei will be working with a live model at the studio.   The workshop will begin with a demonstration. After that Sergei will give you some theory.

Students will work with the model with individual assistance and feedback provided in Zoom.

Please note that Sergei will be speaking Russian translated to English by bilingual Coordinator: Dasha Jamison


Pastel Paper (A3, toned), Soft Pastels, Charcoal (vine), Eraser, Bristle Brush, Sketchbook.

Sergei recommends that students work with supplies they are most comfortable with so they can focus on the technique.

This Workshop is limited to 12 selected participants.

Your placement in the workshop is guaranteed when full payment is received. Cancellation refunds will be made if your place is filled from the waiting list.


  • Early Bird - Member Rate

    This ticket is for Red Rock Members only. Model fee ($15) is waived for early bird registration

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  • Non-Member

    This ticket is for Non-Members. Includes Model Fee ($15)

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  • Member VIP

    This ticket for Red Rock Members only. Includes model fee ($15)

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