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Basic Drawing & Painting with Pastel 1F19

Jeanne Gugino Pastel

Delve into techniques that build rich surfaces such as hatching, blending and underpainting, exploring a vast variety of colors and surfaces. Subject matter includes still life, landscape and possibly portraits. This class meets at the Eliot School Annex, 253 Amory St., Jamaica Plain. Limit 8 students 

Jeanne Gugino

Jeanne Gugino

Jeanne Gugino creates images and objects with paints, pastels, silverpoint, clay and smoke, among other materials. Her work has been shown at Kaji Aso Studio, Prudential Center (Boston) and Newton Open Studios, and in New York Florida, Italy, Japan and the UK.

Jeanne earned her BS in Art Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She taught art in New York and Massachusetts public schools and at the Burchfield Penny International Center for Watercolors (Buffalo NY).

After attending Mass College of Art and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, she became a member of Kaji Aso Studio, where she currently serves as trustee, Ceramic Chair and instructor. 

She is a member of the National Association of Women Artists and former President of Newton Art Association.

"Art is a wondrous force with a purpose. It reminds us of who we are and where we came from. It is intense communication between human beings. Perhaps it can show us the way."

Specialty: 
Drawing and Painting
Materials & Tools:
  • Basic set of Rembrandt Pastels: 15 half sticks, assorted colors or 30 half sticks, assorted colors
  • Canson Mi-Teintes Assorted Colors paper pad 11 x14"
  • Backing board-larger than your support, Tape
  •  For Drawing: Charcoal (soft vine), Kneaded eraser
  •  For Blending: Paper towels, Stumps
  • Wet Wipes