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Pastel Demo: Working Large to Small with Doug Dawson, Denver store, July 23, 1-3pm


The Pastel Society of Colorado presents:

with Doug Dawson


SATURDAY July 23, 1-3pm
at our Denver store

Pastel Demo with Doug Dawson, Denver, July 23, 1-3pm

During the demo, Dawson will illustrate separating space into foreground and background planes, as well as how to begin a pastel painting with a watercolor underpainting. In addition to learning from a master pastelist, attendees of the demo will receive 20% OFF their entire Meininger's purchase following the demo (Saturday only).

The demo is part of the PSC's outreach to raise awareness of the art of pastel painting during its annual Mile High International Pastel Exhibition, which is on display July 10 - September 8, 2016 on the 7th floor of the Denver Public Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy, Denver.

About the Artist: Dawson was born in Oak Park, Ill. He attended Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He taught science and art for the Denver Public schools for 6 years. He has taught art for Colorado Institute of Art, Colorado Christian University, and The Art Students League of Denver. He is a founding board member for the Art Students League of Denver, where he presently teaches a Plein Air class and a Studio Landscape class. He teaches 8 to 10 workshops around the country each year.

Doug Dawson has exhibited with and/or received numerous awards from a number of different art organizations, including but not limited to: The Pastel Society of America,  American Watercolor Society, Knickerbocker Artists, The National Academy of Western Art,  Southeastern Pastel Society,  Pastel Society of West Coast, Audubon Artists,  Kansas Pastel Society, Allied Artists, the Pastel Society of the Southwest, the Pastel Society of New Mexico, the Pastel Society of Oregon, the Pastel Society of Colorado and the International Association of Pastel Societies. To honor his achievements, he was given the title of Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America (NY, New York) in 1985 and awarded the title of Master Circle by the International Association of Pastel Societies in 2005 (California). artist website>

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