Beginning & Intermediate
April 27 & 28, 2018, Friday & Saturday, 2 Sessions
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Instructor: Jeffery Smart Baisden
Class Fee: $195.00 non-members
$175.50 BRMAA Members
This is a unique class in which the student can discover the creative and versatile medium of colored pencil. The experience level is beginners to intermediate with drawing and painting experience suggested. In this two-day workshop, the student will explore the colored pencil medium through a series of exercises working from life and photos. The goal is to gain confidence drawing in color, expand your options in subject matter and composition. The student will learn how to layer, burnish, use grisaille techniques, explore and create realistic textural effects. The Instructor will demonstrate and guide you through each step. The Instructor will provide an instructional workbook and all paper needed for exercises. There will be tips, tricks and shortcuts for successful colored pencil drawings. Students must provide their own colored pencils and related supplies. Prismacolor brand is preferred. No watercolor pencil please. The complete supply list will be provided upon registration of class.
Register for the Class Below
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person. The Programming Coordinator is in the office from 10 am - 6pm on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
is a nationally recognized colored pencil artist and instructor who has worked exclusively in this medium since 1980. She is an experienced teacher of art having taught art in public school and in adult workshops.
Her work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, as well as twenty Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibitions, receiving Awards of Excellence in 1996, 2001, 2007, 2016, 2017. In February 2003, she received the prestigious CPSA Exceptional Merit Award Best of Show, at the Explore This! Experimental Exhibition. Her drawings are included in the series The Best of Colored Pencil 2, 3, and 4 by Rockport Publishers, Colored Pencil Explorations, 2002, Strokes of Genius 9, 2016, Ann Kullberg’s Colored Pencil Treasures 2016. The colored pencil drawing "The Uninvited" was featured on the cover of Art Calendar magazine in February 1999. Her work was featured in the November 2002 issue of American Artist Magazine and The Artist’s Magazine in July 2005. In 1998, she judged "Points of Color", the first all colored pencil exhibition in Florida and Art Spectations 2016 an online CPSA exhibition. Jeffrey is a signature and twenty-year merit award member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, CPSA National Governing Board member and a past president of the Florida chapter of CPSA. She was selected to teach one of the two national workshops at the CPSA Convention and Exhibition in Memphis, 2004 and in Washington, DC 2017.