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Lyn Asselta Workshop "The 'Why' of Painting" (via Zoom) - Register by 4/15

  • 04/23/2023
  • 04/26/2023
  • 3 sessions
  • 04/23/2023, 6:00 PM 7:30 PM (EDT)
  • 04/25/2023, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • 04/26/2023, 9:00 AM 4:00 PM (EDT)
  • via Zoom
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2-day Virtual Pastel Workshop with Lyn Asselta, IAPS-EP, PSA-MP. (Zoom link coming.) Register by 4/15 as Lyn will be mailing a packet to each student ahead of time.

Supplies: Asselta_Lyn 2023 Virtual Workshop Supplies.pdf


To know “how” to create a painting, it’s important to know “why” you want to make that painting. Most of your painting process can be determined by answering that simple question.  

This 2-day virtual workshop will explore the ways your intent can help guide you through everything from composition to color palette choices to allow your unique voice to come through. 

This workshop will consist of demos, group discussions, and painting time daily, with an additional, mandatory “casual critique” on the first evening. Lyn will mail a packet of materials to each student prior to the workshop.

There will be a short evening session on April 23, time 7-9 PM, to introduce attendees to the Padlet app for collaborations which will be used to submit works for review during the workshop. Padlet is available for IOS (Apple iPhone, iPad), Android (other phones and tablets), and Kindle devices for free (with upgrade options). 

Artist’s Statement: 

How can I explain to you what it feels like to stand in a forest and imagine that silence is a living thing, breathing between the leaves and sunlight? How can I explain the way sea foam skitters and catches amongst slippery, wet rocks at the ocean’s edge during a winter storm? Words aren’t always adequate, so I feel compelled to paint those feelings. The challenge of painting what I feel is what continues to interest me most. 

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