Donna Downey posted today about Pan Pastels and her online classes. I had to comment! I first met Pan Pastels at Donna's first Inspired event in Nov of 2011. Love at first stroke of buttery smoothness!
|One of our many journal pages. So. Much. Fun!|
|Pan Pastel through a mask over Ranger color wash|
|One of my favorite lessons - love the contrast. Don't be afraid of dark darks.|
|Continuing my exploration by copying other paintings.|
Same painting but on differing surfaces.
|And by seeing how Pan Pastels play with other mediums,|
(more details here)
|including encaustic. See this blog post.|
My delight in Pan Pastels has continued as I've introduced others to them while teaching at Marco's Paper, a store in Dayton, OH.
|Tease of a previous Christmas class|
|Learned my love of image transfer from Donna also! Combine that with Pan Pastels|
(and Ten Second Studio metallic patina'd paint on the frame) - Heaven!
Oh, And modeling paste :-)
|Had to teach how to make those amazing, dimensional hearts!|
I hope you'll be inspired to take some, or all, of Donna's Pan Pastel classes. Jump in! The waters great!