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Abstracting the Figure with Soft Pastels & Mixed Media

Abstracting the Figure with Soft Pastels & Mixed Media

Saturday & Sunday, March 30 & 31; 10am - 4pm

Instructor: Mira M. White


Join Mira for an exhilarating adventure in contemporary figure painting with soft pastels and mixed  media. During this workshop you will initially work from a model. Focusing first on observation, then using your drawings as starting points, work toward interpretive abstraction using multiple processes.Recommended for continuing artists and very adventurous beginners who have some experience in figure drawing/painting.

Mira M. White, MFA, is a drawing and painting instructor at San Francisco Bay Area colleges and community educational centers. Her professional career has also included curatorial and administrative positions for both galleries and private art schools.

An extraordinarily diversified and skillful artist, Mira works and teaches in several media—oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolor and graphics. She puts great value on observation and on personal invention. Her work has won many awards and is represented in private collections throughout the San Francisco region, the U.S., and in Europe.

Fee:       Members $225; Non-members $250; plus model fee of $40, paid to instructor

Where:   Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, 781 Hamilton Parkway, Novato (behind Beso Café)



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