Becky Way Pastel Workshop
(NOTE: For beginners trying pastels for the first time, I will have small kits available for $15
which will include pastels, charcoal, and paper.)
For those who have them: PASTELS:
Soft: Several bright warms like red, orange, yellow, etc
Several bright cools like blues, greens, purples, etc.
(Ludwig, Sennelier, Great American, Schminke, etc.), the more you have, the better
Hard: a few bright Nu-Pastels (the Nu-Pastel set of 12 is perfect). Black stick required.
Black Art Spectrum Sanded Paper (not white or light), optional burnt sienna
Wallis, Art Spectrum or U-Art, toned black with calligraphic black ink
Size - 8x10 (9x12 is okay, too, if you want to work larger), plus a few smaller scraps
Vine charcoal stick Board to hold paper
Paper towels Baby-wipes
Tinfoil Trash bag
Masking tape to tape paper to board Soft makeup brush for gently knocking off pastel
or large Bulldog clips Scissors
Old calendar for transporting paintings Trash bag or other floor cover under your easel
If you like to stand, a standing easel; if you prefer to sit, table easels will be available in the studio.