Nancy Goff

 

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Classes & Workshops with Nancy Goff

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Pastel Classes with Nancy Goff 
6 weeks starting in January 2016
Thursdays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
All Levels 

 

These classes enable the artist to learn pastels from photographs. Students are encouraged to work from photos with strong contrast. Light and shadow are what it’s all about. What to look for, establishing composition, and how to apply pastels are all part of the program. Goff teaches students how to make paintings come to life by building colors on a dark surface.  There will be a Demo each day. Students will paint each day with advice, critiques and philosophy from Nancy. There will be appropriate hand-out sheets throughout the course to guide you. Her method is direct and her enthusiasm for the pastel medium is contagious.

 

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Joy of Pastel

January 7 - February 11, 2016 - 6 weeks

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: $175m/$205nm


Nancy Goff teaches how to begin a Pastel, starting with the importance of using a value study for reference and using that study as a painting guide.  Her enthusiasm for the Pastel medium comes through as she guides her students through the steps of producing colorful and thoughtful works of art.  Goff’s purpose is to make pastel easy and rewarding for all artists at every level. 

 

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Joy of Pastel - Portraits & more

February 18 - Mar 31, 2016 - 6 weeks

1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cost: $175m/$205nm

 

This is a 6 week class is a focus on portraiture in pastel and is for the student who is familiar with pastels.  The basics of portraiture and composition will be covered.  Students will work from photographs or self-portraiture. Light and shadow are what it's all about. What to look for, establishing composition, and how to apply pastels are all part of the program. Goff teaches students how to make paintings come to life by building colors on a dark surface.  There will be a Demo each day.  Students will draw each day with advice, critiques and philosophy from Nancy. There will be appropriate hand-out sheets throughout the course to guide you. Her method is direct and her enthusiasm for the pastel medium is contagious.

 

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Joy of Pastels Workshop

2 days

Friday-Saturday, October 30-31, 2015

10:00am - 3:00pm

Pastel, All Levels

Cost: $185m/$225nm

 

Join Nancy for this October workshop wtih pastels.  The workshop will focus on how still life painting with pastels.  Nancy will show students the best way to setup a still life that is engaging, well lit, and fun to paint. This is the perfect time to learn and practice pastels in this intimate workshop.  Nancy's sensitive and compassionate teaching style is perfect for all levels of student. Come enjoy the joy of pastels.

 

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About the Artist: 

Nancy Goff retired as a graphic artist to pursue her painting career. Her love of pastels inspired her to start teaching and sharing her skills and knowledge with aspiring artists. She is an enthusiastic teacher and an encouraging proponent for the Pastel medium. Nancy has been teaching since 2005 while pursuing her own art. She is an active member in upstate NY art societies. Her work has been accepted in the Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club and The Pastel Society of America in NYC. Ms. Goff has received numerous awards and honors throughout the country.

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