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Sat, Mar 06



Zoom Workshop by Tony Allain CREATING MOOD & ATMOSPHERE IN PASTEL: using confident ‘brushwork’! 2.0

We are delighted to invite you to the Zoom Workshop with Tony Allain. This is a new class. Will be great for the first-timers and of course for Tony Graduates. ⠀ Spaces at the class are extremely limited, and Red Rock members will have limited advanced priority boarding.

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Zoom Workshop by Tony Allain CREATING MOOD & ATMOSPHERE IN PASTEL: using confident ‘brushwork’! 2.0
Zoom Workshop by Tony Allain CREATING MOOD & ATMOSPHERE IN PASTEL: using confident ‘brushwork’! 2.0

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Mar 06, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM PST


About the event

Zoom workshop by Tony Allain PS, PSA, MC-IAPS, MPANZ

CREATING MOOD & ATMOSPHERE IN PASTEL: using confident ‘brushwork’!Have you ever wanted to bring a looser and more painterly feel to your work loaded with juicy color and flooded with light? Fear not. The cavalry is coming!!!

Join me and I will share some of my working methods concentrating on painting landscapes and seascapes from photographs that delight you and excite the viewer. Using our reference photos we can bring some fresh color and a more painterly feel to our works. We will look at choosing, editing, and cropping our reference photographs. We will learn how to find the point of interest from the photo. I will supply a selection of reference photographs for you to experiment with. Our aim is to capture the essence of the subject in an intuitive way with the freedom of ‘brushwork’ that has its roots in the alla prima work of the French Impressionists, giving liveliness and vigorous mark that is instrumental in expressing the mood and atmosphere on a subject............. I wish to share my passion with you.

You will need:

Toned Sketchbook: grey or tan colored pages.Three Ink markers: fine point, med chisel, large chisel.

Other materials include sketchbooks, graphite pencils, etc for making thumbnails. Your own choice of paper and pastels.


Below is a rough guide to a full-day 6-hour workshop (10 am – 4 pm PST) Creating Mood & Atmosphere: Using our photo references.

9 am  Red Rock is hosting Member Meeting

We will start our workshop right after.

This is a suggested guideline. Breaks and programs can be adjusted by the creative flow.

 10:00 - 10:15 - Meet and Greet, The Intro by Tony  

 10:15 -10:30 – Photo and Sketchbook overview by Tony.  

10:30- 10:50 – Editing our photos, viewfinders, cropping, and flipping. Demo1 Watch or paint along  

10:50 -11:00 - Tea Break 

11:00 -12:00 - Demo 2 by Tony. Watch or paint along, Q&A 

12:00 - 12:30 - Lunch Break  & dinner for Tony 

12:30 - 2 pm- Review of the morning, Feedback time

 2pm - 2:50 pm -Exercises for the class by Tony  

2:50 -3 Pm - Tea Break   

3 pm - 4 pm - Demo in pastel by Tony and homework for students


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