Below please find information regarding 1,2,3-day
workshops for pastel societies and art organizations. If you would
like more information including fees and scheduling,
please e-mail .
Interpret Values and Shapes
"Sunlit Buildings, Arles" pastel 9"x 12"
Desmond O'Hagan workshops
These workshops will include:
A slide presentation and lecture on painting in pastels and oils
Discussions on painting materials, surfaces, developing your painting style,
and working methods unique to pastels and oils.
Demos emphasizing composition, color, and technique.
Daily individual critiques of students' works in progress.
This November, F+W Media, Inc. will be debuting four new instructional videos by
"Interpreting Light in Pastel Painting"
"Bold and Direct Pastel Painting"
"Interpreting Light in Oil Painting"
"Bold and Direct Oil Painting"
O'Hagan also offers a three hour seminar which is similar to his seminars presented at the IAPS convention. This is an alternative for those interested in programs other than workshops. For information on fees and
scheduling please e-mail below.
Desmond O'Hagan is a master pastelist with the Pastel Society
of America, and is a member of the "Master's Circle" of the
International Association of Pastel Societies. He has been a
professional artist for over twenty years and has had numerous
one-man shows throughout the United States. He has also participated
in group shows in Japan, China, and France. O'Hagan has
received several awards for his art through the Pastel Society of
America, IAPS, and the Salmagundi Club in New York City.
He has judged many national shows for pastels and oils and
conducted workshops throughout the United States.
He has judged the portrait/figurative paintings for
The Pastel Journal's 2009 Pastel 100, and was a juror for the
2011 International Association of Pastel Societies' convention exhibition.
His paintings have been featured in several publications and books,
including "American Art Collector", "International Fine Artist",
"The Artist Magazine", "The Pastel Journal", "Southwest Art", "American
Artist", "Artists and Illustrators" (England), United Airlines'
"Hemispheres" magazine, The Best of Pastels/The Best of Oils, and
"Gekkan Bijyutsu" (Japan). O'Hagan's paintings are represented by
galleries in Santa Fe, NM, Aspen, CO, Boca Raton, Florida, and Utah.
O'Hagan has taught workshops and judged shows for the following societies (partial list):
International Association of Pastel Societies
Pastel Society of New Mexico
Pastel Society of Southern California
Pastel Artists of Hawaii
Chicago Pastel Painters
Pastel Society of the Southwest
Southeastern Pastel Society
Northwest Pastel Society
Austin Pastel Society
Artists Association of Northern Colorado
Pastel Society of Eastern Canada
Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society
For information on your society or association hosting a workshop,
or additional workshop information, please e-mail:
or phone the studio at 303.691.3736.
References available on request.
Published on: - Expiry date: 2019-12-31 00:00:00