MASTERCLASS -  City Lights and Reflections in Pastel with Andrew McDermott

MASTERCLASS - City Lights and Reflections in Pastel with Andrew McDermott

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City Lights and Reflections with Andrew McDermott

In this workshop, you will learn how to develop and approach an urban/city scene, and create a visually interesting pastel work. Learn some tips and tricks to create textures and help you in your creative development.  

Loosen up your scene using the painterly pastel approach and empower yourself with successful strategies for loosening up your work with bold marks and fresh colour. Learn to simplify complex scenes into clear shapes, values, and edges. Organize these shapes into strong design and colour combinations using bold, expressive marks to interpret your environment for that lush painterly look. Learn innovative approaches to colour through the use of underpainting techniques and interpretive colour strategies that will break you out of your routine.

Andrew will share his process and knowledge he uses to create visually lush impressionistic pastel paintings.

Date: March 28 - 30th 2025

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Cost: $450


Workshop Location:

Ellis Art Studios
1021 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z3

You can secure your spot by purchasing this workshop online.  If you have any questions you can reach us at | 778.300.7699.

Refund & Cancellation Policy:
A supply list will be provided. You may withdraw 2 months prior to the workshop start date and receive a full refund. No refunds will be allowed after this date.


About the Artist:

Andrew McDermott is the past President and a senior member of the Federation of Canadian Artists. Andrew was born in Bolton, England and moved to Canada at a young age.  Upon College graduation in Graphic Design and Illustration, he studied and further refined his own unique style, winning top awards in both Canada and the US.  His personal favorite is the Master Circle Medallion for the International Association of Pastel Societies, presented in New Mexico in 2013.  Having many published articles, included The Artist magazine 25 under 40.  Andrew has also had full feature articles in top art magazines such as International Artist, The Artist UK, Pastel World, Magazin'art, and the Pastel Journal. 

Andrew is a popular workshop Instructor and gives demos and lessons at many educational facilities, he is a life/figure drawing Instructor for the Illustration and Animation department at Capilano University, and for the 3D/ACA/CA Animation departments at the Vancouver Film school and Think Tank.