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Pastel Portraits

Dates: October 13-20, 2022

Meets: 2 Th 6:30-8:30PM

Location: W-L 1318

Arl. Res.: $79.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.


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Faces reflect our experiences and emotions. Interpreting the human face through hand rendering allows for abstractions and emphases that can fully communicate the life of the person being portrayed. This course will demonstrate classic and contemporary techniques of creating portraits using pastel chalks, pastel pencils and charcoal on paper.
Fee: $79.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)Arl. Res.$ 79.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Arl. Sr.$ 69.00
Course Fee (Alternate)Non-Res.$ 89.00

W-L 1318

Washington Liberty High School, Rm 1318 1301 N. Stafford St. Arlington, VA 22201

Jay Young Gerard

Jay Young Gerard received her BFA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University, and holds graduate degrees from The New York School of Interior Design and from The New School (film studies). She has taught art and design at every level including elementary school, college and graduate programs, and private tutoring. Career highlights include her role as VP of Visual Communication for a social marketing firm where projects included the creation of brands and identities, developing strategies and visuals for advertising campaigns, and designing displays and installations for an international clientele; Creative Director for The American Red Cross based in DC; and Art Director for Macy’s New York. Her paintings, collages, photographs and fiber arts have been in numerous solo and group shows, and are held in collections in Canada, Chile, Israel, England and France as well as in the U.S., including the territory of Guam.

Date Day Time Location
10/13/2022Thursday6:30 PM to 8:30 PM W-L 1318
10/20/2022Thursday6:30 PM to 8:30 PM W-L 1318