LEARN TO PASTEL IN 4 HOURS

Shawn Dell Joyce

Saturday, May 28th, 2022

1:00pm-5:00pm

Fee: $50

Supply Fee: $10 paid to instructor (optional)

Level: Beginner+ (Age 15+)

Learn to use pastels to make beautiful and realistic paintings from direct observation. Learn about pastel hardnesses, paper tooth, and substrates. Layer pastel to create your own color wheel from primaries, and how to use a complementary palette.

Bring your own Supplies (click button below) or email Shawn Dell and she will provide supplies for you for a $10 fee (cash only).  

Email: shawndelljoyce@gmail.com

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LEARN TO DRAW IN 4 HOURS

Shawn Dell Joyce

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Saturday, July 9th, 2022

1:00pm-5:00pm

Fee: $50 (per workshop)

Supply Fee: $10 paid to instructor (optional)

Level: Beginner+ (age 15+)

Learn the basics of drawing in only 4 hours! Start with simple forms, seeing and capturing 5 values to shade accurately and create the illusion of realism. Learn how "sight" to get proper perspective and the illusion of depth. Get your own copies of proportion charts and learn how portrait painters to Renaissance kings and queens were able to get accurate likenesses. Draw from direct observation and create beautiful, dimensional sketches!

Bring your own Supplies (click button below) or email Shawn Dell and she will provide supplies for you for a $10 fee (cash only).  

Email: shawndelljoyce@gmail.com

 

PLEIN AIR ADVENTURE

With Shawn Dell Joyce

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This class happens weekly, at a different location, outside.

Have an adventure, discover beautiful and historic places in Pinellas county and learn the basics of plein air painting from a professional. Start with a viewfinder to choose the best composition and learn to make a value sketch, color study, mix warm and cool greens, reflections in water and cloudscapes. Class happens on a different site each week, starts with a demo then individual help while you paint, ends with a group critique. Make a completed plein air painting each class, and see the prettiest places in the county.

Open to Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Water-Based Oil, Pastel. 

Also join our monthly "Nocturne" Plein Air class!  Sponsored by Ampersand Art.

*Plein Air painting happens outdoors in spaces that are not always handicapped accessible. Be prepared to carry your equipment and materials and for the challenges of working outdoors.  Be prepared for outdoor painting with a hat, water, sunscreen and umbrella if you need it.

Note: This is an off-site, "Plein Air" class. You must register to receive location information from the instructor.  Please register 24 hours in advance or call instructor at (845) 728-4001 to confirm location. 

Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm
Weekly Class
Level: All
Supply Fee: No 
Supply List: Yes
Class Fee: $30 Non-Member; $24 Member

Site Locations - (Printable Sheet)

 

NOCTURNE PLEIN AIR

With Shawn Dell Joyce

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Learn how to paint the sunset! All rules of art go out the window when you are painting the sunset! Join artist Shawn Dell Joyce an hour before the sun sets at a different Pinellas County location each month for tips and techniques in capturing the light quickly in your favorite medium!

Expect to make two paintings each class, one sunset and one nocturne after dark. Both paintings happen at the same location, one is the sunset, one is the beach houses or buildings after dark.

Open to oils, pastels, acrylics.

Instructor: Shawn Dell Joyce
1 Class per Month
6:00pm* - 9:00pm

(Start/End time will vary based on the time of Sunset -

you will receive an email with exact time & location)
Monthly Class
Level: All
Supply Fee: No
Supply List: Yes

Class Fee: $30 Non-Member, $24 Member

Upcoming 2022 Dates:

1/29, 2/23, 3/30 (canceled), 4/27, 5/25

Nocturne (+ Plein Air Adventure) Dates & Locations - Printable List

 
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SHAWN DELL JOYCE

Shawn Dell Joyce began her career as an artist’s apprentice in NY’s SoHo area in the 1980’s and worked in the studios of many prestigious artists. Her entrepreneurial spirit called her North to the Hudson Valley, where she began teaching a series of plein air painting classes in 2000. Her classes became so popular that she hired other artists, and founded a plein air school with an Arts and Agricultural mission based on the historic Hudson River School.  Twenty years later, her nonprofit has grown to encompass a beautiful historic home with 5 classrooms, three galleries, 25 teaching artists and 40 represented artists. The Wallkill River School brings cultural tourism to the Hudson Valley region through plein air painting workshops and events on local farms, historic sites and open spaces.


Shawn Dell Joyce has won many prestigious awards for including 1st in the Paint Sarasota Quickdraw, 2nd Place in 2018, and 2nd in the Quick Draw at the 2021 Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival, 1st in the Quick Draw at the 2017 Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival, and People’s Choice in the International Plein Air Paint Out 2005 in Niagara Falls.  She is a signature member of New York Plein Air Painters (NYPAP), and International Plein Air Painters (IPAP), and has been featured in many national newspapers and magazines like the New York Times and Plein Air Magazine. She has participated in many national exhibits and plein air festivals, and is represented by galleries in NY and Florida. She teaches workshops in pastel and plein air techniques across the country. Her work is included in collections in the Georges Pompidou Museum in France and the Museum of Modern Art in NY.