Events & Workshops

PASTEL PAINTING BASICS FOR ALL WORKSHOP

Posted by on Mar 23, 2014 in Blog, Events & Workshops | Comments Off

On Parade

April 26-27, 2014 9:00-4:00$130.00
Butterfly Farm Studios, Friday Harbor, WA
Contact me through my website www.cindasue.com/contact/ to sign up now for this hands on workshop!

 

“En Plein Air” Around the Islands

Posted by on Feb 7, 2014 in Blog, Events & Workshops | Comments Off

A showing of new paintings of my year long painting “en plein air” around the Islands is coming up in March!  Mark your calendar for the Open Reception.

Friday, March 7, 7:00-8:30
Hosted By:  Lavendera Massage
Located at: 285 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA
(360)378-3637

Hope to see you there!Sailing the San Juans

 

Northwest Pastel Society Members Show

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Events & Workshops | Comments Off

I have two pieces in the Northwest Pastel Society Members Show, Elephant Watch and Beached Kayaks.

Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett, WA
Open Reception: November 21,  from 5 – 8 pm
Show runs from Nov. 21 – December 28, 2013

Come and visit with me Nov. 21 st

2014 Workshop

Posted by on Nov 9, 2013 in Events & Workshops | Comments Off

Cinda Sue Dow

   April 26-27, 2014   9:00-4:00

$130.00

Butterfly Farm Creations Studio; 545 Alder Ct., Friday Harbor, WA

art@cindasue.com  360-378-6625

                                      

From the 16th Century to the 21st Century, Pastel has amazed and delighted the artist and patron alike.  Join award winning Pastel artist, Cinda Sue Dow, for a week-end of fun, learning about this versatile and vibrant medium.

Learn about different pastels and pastel papers.  Explore various techniques of applying pastels through “hands on” exercises.   We will do several small paintings as we learn the four stages of a Pastel Painting.  Whether you’re brand new to Pastels or have been “playing” with them for awhile, this workshop will jumpstart your Pastel painting.

On Parade

        

                                   On Parade 11” x 12”

 

Cinda Sue Dow lives, paints, and teaches on a small island in northern Washington State (l San Juan Island).  She has been doing Pastel Painting for 23 years. She does traditional subject matter with a contemporary twist.  She calls it “Contemporary Traditionalism”.  She also paints en plein air.

 

 

Pastel Painting: Basics for All

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Events & Workshops | Comments Off

Sat. August 24th, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  & Sun. August 25th, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Whether you are brand new to the medium of Pastel or have been working in it for a while, you will benefit from this workshop.

Students will learn about different pastels and pastel papers.  They will explore various techniques of applying pastels through “hands on” exercises.  We will do several studies as we learn the four stages of a Pastel Painting.

$130.00 plus $40.00 to $150.00 in supplies

Quincy Art Center will have details for signing up for this workshop on their website, www.quincyartcenter.org in April, 2013.

Abstract to Realism and Back Again

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Events & Workshops | Comments Off

Sat. Sept. 7th, 2013 9:00 am – 1:00 pm & Sun. Sept. 8th, 2013 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Two intensive half days (4 hrs. ea.) of experimental drawing, exploring the pure design of a realistic painting through the lens of abstract art.  Learn to see the “abstraction” in a realistic painting and the “realism” in an abstract painting.

Approximately $65.00

Quincy Art Center will have details for signing up for this workshop on their website, www.quincyartcenter.org in April, 2013.

ONGOING WORKSHOPS

Posted by on Jun 30, 2013 in Events & Workshops | Comments Off

Dakota Art, 17873 SR 536, Mount Vernon, WA
Every Tuesday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

San Juan Island, WA (in my studio)
545 Alder Ct., Friday Harbor, WA
Every Thursday, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In these classes you bring what you are working on, along with your own materials, and your questions.  It’s amazing how much you can learn by working with others and a teacher handy to ask for help.  Everyone works at their won level, at their own speed, and on their own subject matter.  You can drop in for any portion of the 3 hours that works into your schedule.  The rate is $10.00 an hour, paid at the time of session taken.  I’m looking forward to sharing my passion for pastel with all of you!