Friday, April 29, 2016

Got a Pencil

Title:                            Exploring Colored Pencil Potential with Kristy Kutch
What:                          3-day workshop
Date(s):                       Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, July 19, 20 & 21, 2016
Time:                           9am - 4pm
Age Range:                  teens and adults
Skill Level:                   all skill levels
Media:                         colored pencil
Where:                        Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
Fee:                             $300 CAM members / $350 non-members
Registration Ends:       July 7, 2016
For more info:             call (541) 267-3901 or email

This workshop focuses on “painting from a point”, using a variety of pencils and surfaces to create dynamic, vividly-drawn paintings. Products used include: watercolor pencils, waxy/oily colored pencils, and even crayon-like wax pastels. Surfaces include papers, boards, and even sanded pastel papers, with techniques that are sure to increase your possibilities. Featuring an abundance of colored pencils and related art materials, this workshop is full to the brim with demonstrations and helpful hints on layering, blending, grating and emphasizing a stunning range of values. Some basic drawing experience is helpful, but students of all levels of experience are welcome.
Important notes: Materials required for class are as follows (students will not be required to bring all items listed. The instructor will bring lots of samples of pencils and papers and lots of demonstrator sets to experiment with. A person could come with merely a #2 pencil and still be able well supplied): Bristol board, hot press 140# water color paper, pencil sharpener, drawing pencils, tracing paper, eraser, cloth for buffing, a set of studio quality colored pencils, blending pencil, blender marker, brushes, tape and drawing board.

The fee for the 5-day workshop is $300 for CAM members, $350 for non-members.  6 participants min./12 participants max.  Registration ends July 7, 2016.  For online registration visit or contact the Art Education Dept. at (541) 267-3901 or

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