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Week 5: Drawing with Colored Pastels with George Pratt

Week 5: Drawing with Colored Pastels
Master the Art of Pastel Drawing Create expressive figure drawings using colored pastels.

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Instructor
George Pratt
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Drawing Exercises, Human Figure, Sketching
Mediums
Pastel
Duration
2h 14m 49s

In week five, instructor George Pratt will show you how to create expressive figure drawings using colored pastels. You will begin by looking at George’s pastel artwork for inspiration. Then, George will illustrate his approach to colored pastels. You will learn to start with a light and a dark color; from there, slowly introduce temperature shifts to enhance the complexity of the drawing.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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