DAVID SHKOLNY: Landscapes in Soft Pastel

June 26 - June 30




DAVID SHKOLNY: Landscapes in Soft Pastel

Students will learn the fundamentals of working in soft pastel on paper. After becoming familiar with the materials through simple still life, the class will quickly move on to landscape work. The instructor will teach through lecture and demonstration, advancing the class step-by-step, and encourage students to work at their own pace. Working from both photos and creating plein air studies, the process will start with a solid drawing in vine charcoal, followed by gradually adding pastel using a variety of mark making. Areas of special focus will be attention to where to begin, establishing values, working dark to light, colour temperature and underpainting techniques.

Course Fee: $650  Supply Fee: $55      Student Supply ListSHKOLNY_StudentSupplies2017

Tuition includes lunches and daily snacks. Prices are inclusive of all applicable taxes.

David Shkolny was born in 1969, in Pinawa, Manitoba and grew up in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. He first attended Red Deer College, and later obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1992 (Major – Painting and Printmaking) from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. David’s principle medium is soft (chalk) pastel. He spends many hours painting, sketching and gathering resource material on location in Alberta and across Canada. David teaches several drawing, pastel, and painting workshops and courses throughout the year. His creations are in several private collections in Canada and Europe as well as the Canada Council Art Bank. David recently completed a commission for the new city hall in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.



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  • Accommodations

    Staying on campus is recommended to fully experience a creative immersion. All rooms are set up in a dorm style with four beds, each with a desk and closet space, on the same floor as a central washroom with shower facilities. Rooms are available in double or quad occupancy and you have an option to request a specific roommate. Please contact the MISSA office if you have any special requests.  Accommodation costs include breakfast and dinner and lunch and two snack breaks are included in your course fees. See the Accommodation page for more details.

    • 660 $
    • 550 $

    We will do our best to accommodate your preference, but space will be based on availability.

    We will try to accommodate your preference but placement will depend upon space available.

    If you are sharing a quadruple occupancy and desire more than one shared occupant please list in order for both name and workshop and separate with a comma.

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