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Austin, TX, 78721
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06.08.19— Oil Pastels Workshop: Prickly Pears

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06.08.19— Oil Pastels Workshop: Prickly Pears


Workshop taught by: Rachel Eskandari with Pink Puddle Studio

Date: Saturday, June 8th

Time: 3pm-6pm

Experience Level: Open Level

Are you interested in learning a new art form or interested in working using a new medium? This workshop is the perfect introduction to oil pastels + gouache!

pend the afternoon learning to use oil pastels. Rachel will be making the trip all the way from Arizona to share her love of pastels with inspiration from her native plant, prickly pears!

In this 3 hr hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to blend and layer colors to create new shades using oil pastels. Rachel will guide you step-by-step in creating a final prickly pear piece on an 11x14” art board. You also will dabble in using gouache to create an abstract background before sketching out your final cactus.

All materials for this workshop will be provided and you'll leave with your finished 11x14 art piece + oil pastel set!

What you'll get (and keep): 

  • 3 hrs of personalized workshop instruction

  • Oil pastel guide sheet

  • 11x14 art board/canvas

  • Set of 12 oil pastels (to use + keep!)

  • Sips + treats

10% off The Paper + Craft Pantry retail

All workshop sales are final- no refunds or exchanges. Ticket sales will end 24 hours prior to workshop.

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Enthralled in artistic passion and a longing for a world swimming of colors, Rachel Eskandari

displays a unique taste for her inspired whimsical works. An artist, born and raised in the beautiful desert that is Arizona, Rachel is an artist that paints wild and colorful pieces displayed on just about anything you can imagine, from canvas to tshirts to full blown murals. She takes her love of painting and shares it through teaching workshops locally, in California and even the cute city of Austin.

 Rachel loves to be active in the local community and uses a local print shop for her giclee prints. On her down time she relishes to an episode of

the Golden Girls, chowing down on a bowl of cereal.

Workshop Experience Level:

Open Level

This workshop is ideal for you if you are interested in this class’s content. Perfect for true beginners and veteran creatives alike!