This 2 -part demonstration is an in-depth focus on figures and the portrait using soft pastels. Each session is a demonstration of artist Daniel Cha’s techniques for soft pastel. Participants are welcome to ask questions and draw along and learn.

Portraiture in Black and White

April 17th, 2021, 5pm-8pm

The session is an in-depth study on how to approach the portraiture in drawing accurate proportions within the human face. Using only black and white, the class is also an exploration on analysis of form and values within the portrait.

Portraiture in Color

May 15th , 2021 , 5pm-8pm

The session is an in-depth study on how to see color and form within the portrait. Daniel will be showing techniques in how to layer soft pastel colors to create the right skin color and how to create the right colored shadow within the portrait.

No supplies necessary to join the demonstration. …Just a notebook and paper. If you would like to draw along with Instructor:

  • Soft Pastels
  • Mixed Media Paper (16×20)
  • Easel and/or Drawing Board
  • Tape or Bulldog Clips
  • Paper Blending stumps or Q-tips
  • Fixative