Christy Olsen

Visual Art Instructor and Fine artist

Blog posts : "tucson pastel society"

Boyce Thompson Arboretum Juried Exhibition

Who's There? pastel on sanded paper. 12x16.

Landscapes, flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert are celebrated! This juried exhibition spotlights studio paintings and paintings completed outdoors, 'en plein air' in the Visitor Center Gallery. Expect to see familiar garden scenes in painted on l…

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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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Desert Harmony Fine Art Exhibition & Sale

Sun worshipers. pastel on sanded paper. 12x16.

Christy Olsen will be showing two originals ​in the 2016 Desert Harmony exhibition.

A premier juried pastel exhibition featuring sixty original artworks in the pastel medium created artists from the Tucson Pastel Society …

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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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