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Christy Olsen

Fine Artist and Adult Art Instructor

Blog posts January 2018

Art from the Heart 2018 Annual Charity Show

Tucson Pastel Society presents a group showing of fine art in various sizes from small to large in the pastel medium from their members. 

All smaller 5x7 paintings donated by members will be priced at $100 each. All proceeds from the sale of these smaller works help to support Tucson's vibr…

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Portraits in Pastel

The Duke. pastel on toned paper. 9x12.

Discover a new approach to capturing portraits in pastel. Ideal for anyone interested in portraits or figure drawing! By the end of this class, you will have a basic understanding of how to make a realistic portrait and identify the advantages and short…

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Facial Features: Drawing the Mouth

Discover a simplified approach with expert guidelines to the complex task of drawing human anatomy. Ideal for anyone interested in portraits or figure drawing! Do your noses look like cartoons? In portraiture, the nose gives character to the face but, no two noses are alike. The key is observati…

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Facial Features: Drawing the Nose

Discover a simplified approach with expert guidelines to the complex task of drawing human anatomy. Ideal for anyone interested in portraits or figure drawing! Do your noses look like cartoons? In portraiture, the nose gives character to the face but, no two noses are alike. The key is observati…

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