2-Day Workshop with Lisa Ober: “Pastel Pet Portraits to Put You Ahead of the Pack”

Location: Coppini Fine Arts Academy, San Antonio, TX
Date: Saturday October 5 – Sunday October 6 2019
Time: Saturday October 5th 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Sunday October 6th 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Lisa Ober
Medium: Pastels
Skill level: Beginner to advanced, drawing experience helpful
Number of Workshop Days: 2
Price: $275.00

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Lisa Ober, PSA, IAPS-MC, will guide you through her time-tested approach to pet portrait painting so you can create your own stunning and realistic pet portraits. Prepare to receive plenty of guidance, encouragement, and information in this jam-packed workshop.

Whether you are a professional pastel artist or new to pet portrait painting, you will achieve impressive results in this class. Lisa will walk and talk you through her step-by-step method to pastel painting and share all the tips she has acquired over her decades of experience painting pet portrait commissions. You’ll receive all the information you need to complete a painting that will amaze you, impress your friends, and prepare you for painting success.

In this workshop you will learn how to compose your painting, create a good sketch for a successful painting, choose the best pastels for the subject, capture the personality of the subject, create believable fur, wet noses, and eyes with real life in them, layer pastels for realistic effects, address all black and white fur without anxiety, choose the proper background for your subject, sharpen your observation skills, select color like an expert, obtain excellent reference photos for certain success.

The workshop is loaded with useful tips for painting any animal in pastel that nearly leaps off a sheet of paper. And Lisa is generous with the information she shares so you are likely to pick up additional ideas on how to start and grow a pet portrait business, how to market your work, how to price your work, and other great business ideas. Don’t be shy; come with all your questions about pet portrait painting and pastel painting in general.

Students will be provided with a reference photo for this particularly fun, casual, and information-packed class. References are chosen to give you the best possible experience with a variety of fur types and colors so you are prepared for success. If you have taken a class from Lisa before, you may bring your own pet reference photo with prior review from Lisa.

Please email Lisa at lisaaober@gmail.com if you would like to do this.

Check out Lisa’s works at www.lisaober.com

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