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Christy Olsen

Fine Artist and Adult Art Instructor

Blog posts : "Art Demonstration"

Color Demonstration for Tucson Modern Quilt Guild

The Language of Color
Christy teaches adult art classes at Art Verve Academy and will walk us through color theory including hue, intensity, value, complimentary colors, triads and more. 

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Color Demonstration Sponsored by Tucson Modern Quilt Guild (MQG)
This event is open to the public!

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Pastel Demonstration for the Southern AZ Arts Guild in Tucson, AZ

Yellow Roses. pastel on sanded paper. 11x14.

Painting can be lots of fun however working with color is a highly complex process with many elements to consider. Have you even introduced a new a color in your own artwork only to find out that something else is suddenly out of whack?

Let’s tr…

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Pastel Demonstration for the Tucson Pastel Society in Tucson, AZ

Winged Victory. pastel on toned paper. 19x25.

Bringing Color Harmony into Your Paintings
Color can be lots of fun however it is a highly complex process with many elements to consider such as such as hue, value, saturation, temperature and simultaneous contract. Have you ever added a new int…

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The Drawing Studio (TDS) Open House & Demonstration

Elephant. pastel on toned paper. 9x12.

The Drawing Studio will be having an Open House at their new location! Come see their new digs! See samples of Christy's work and learn more about the classes that she will be offering. Beginners to Advanced Are Most Welcome! Other faculty will also be p…

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Pastel Demonstration for PSNM in Albuquerque, NM

My Knight in Shining Armour, pastel on sanded paper. 19x25.

A Systems Approach to Painting 
Painting can be lots of fun however it is a highly complex process with many elements to consider such as such as line, value, shape, size, space, texture and color. Have you even modified something …

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