Gil Dellinger Workshop - November 2019

Out the Gate and Down the Road” by Gil Dellinger

Out the Gate and Down the Road”
by Gil Dellinger

 PSSC Pastel Workshops 2019

a Gil Dellinger Workshop


3 Day Workshop
November 6-8, 2019
Cost: $360

375 Palos Verdes Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA.

In this 3-day studio workshop, master pastelist Gil Dellinger will share his wealth of knowledge about the elements necessary for creating a beautiful painting—one that captures the essence of a place or moment and speaks to the viewer on a deeper emotional level. Topics will include composition, value, color, the movement of light across form and creating mood. There will be demos, discussions and individual attention for each student. Students will work from their own photo references. Prior pastel experience is recommended.

Download Gil Dellinger’s Workshop Materials List here.

This workshop is filled.

If you would like to be added to the wait list please send an email to Mauryne Fennell, the workshop coordinator, at Class size is limited to 16 participants.

Membership is $30. If you are interested in any of the PSSC workshops, become a member to be included in the priority registration notices.

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About the Instructor

Gil Dellinger has been an artist for almost his entire life. He began his formal art education in college, where he obtained a degree in sculpture and a masters in fine arts. He paints in three mediums, primarily using acrylics for studio work and oils or pastels for painting on location. His work captures majestic landscapes, peaceful pastoral scenes, the drama of the Pacific Ocean, and any scene that catches his eye.

Gil taught art –drawing and painting--at the University of the Pacific in Stockton for nearly thirty years, where he received the Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence and Professional Contribution in 1990. He retired in 2001. Now, when he isn’t painting, he teaches part time at the Laguna College of Art and Design and he occasionally teaches painting workshops as well.

Gil is a both a Signature Member and a Master Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America, and a Signature Member of the California Art Club, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, and Plein Air Painters of America, which he also served as President.

His works have been featured in numerous articles in The Artists Magazine, American Artist Magazine and the Pastel Journal, and can be found in many museums and more than 500 private and corporate collections.

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