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Simply Delicious Pastels Instructor: Suzi Marquess Long - A Gualala Arts Workshop
Gualala Arts Center
Gualala, CA
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Simply Delicious Pastels Instructor: Suzi Marquess Long - A Gualala Arts Workshop
Gualala Arts Workshop
Simply Delicious Pastels
Instructor: Suzi Marquess Long
Monday - Wednesday
April 5 - 7, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Suzi Marquess Long: Ben Gonna
Register by:   March 22, 2010
Tuition:   $200 members; $225 non-members
Materials fee:   $12
Materials list:   Pastels materials list

Join Suzi Marquess Long as she dons her smock and whips up a visual confection of shadows and lights, brights and subtles, skillful compositions and combinations of colors that all look good enough to eat!

Suzi Marquess Long: Into the MysteryWe'll do some painting outside if weather permits. Each day you'll see a demo and learn lots of tricks with a sprinkling of necessary rules. You'll create a painting from your own photo or one provided, and we will paint outside weather permitting. Suzi will help and encourage you as you paint, and give pointers on composition, color, value, contrast, and lots more. Gentle, constructive critique will close each day.

My goal is to give you the instruction you need to create your own finished painting in about two hours. You start to feel a rhythm and flow as you watch your hand put down the right colors in the right places. It's like magic. Joyful. Delicious! Takes practice, just like everything else!
About Suzi Long

Suzi Marquess Long: Dahlia GardenSuzi was born in Santa Cruz and was at one time a Xerox technician, word processor and manuscript editor, who began her working life as an executive secretary at Syntex Laboratories after graduating in 1967 from Katharine Gibbs School, NY. Suzi painted hundreds of home and restaurant murals in Northern California with her company Whimsy Walls, beginning in 1979. In 2001, she found her passion in pastels.

Suzi is very grateful to have the talent and skill to convey the beauty she sees around Northern California. She has accumulated many ribbons for her work, including a Best of Show and a People's Choice award, but she is most grateful to her patrons and collectors. A three-time breast cancer survivor, she came to this area to house-sit in 2005 and now has her own gallery in the old Wind & Weather watertower in Mendocino where she paints for her life.

TRAINING: U. of Hawaii, UCSC, College of Marin, Sonoma State; studied with Rose Burch, Shirley REO Beane, Roy Ichishita, Duane Larson, Day Studio, Jack Zemsky, Jessica Hines, Zoltan Szabo, Judy Wagner, Skip Lawrence, Fran Larson, Topher Schink, Alex Powers, Catherine Liu, Judy Betts, Steve Quiller and Ron Ranson, Anita Wolff, Robert Burridge, Richard McDaniel, Judith Cunningham, Margot Schulzke.

For more information, visit the instructor's website,

See also: Gualala Arts Workshop Registration, Payment & Cancellation Policy.

The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Gualala Road in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for
more information, or email

Welcome to the Gualala Art‚‚‚s workshop
Simply Delicious Pastels with Suzi Marquess Long
On Monday and Tuesday May 5 & 6 from 9:30 ‚‚‚ 4:00
‚‚‚ Payments can be refunded until the "register by" date; after that date, no refunds
‚‚‚ If the class does not fill, you will receive a full refund.
Please check that your class has filled before the first meeting date.
If you would like to receive monthly workshop email announcements, please go to our
website, Go to the left menu and click "Email sign up." After signing in
with your current email address, instructions will be mailed to you for updating your email
Materials List for Simply Delicious Pastels
Materials provided by students: Whatever pastels you have on hand; board or
foamcore 12x18‚‚‚ minimum; brushes: ‚‚‚‚‚‚, 1‚‚‚flats, small round or whatever; an old
toothbrush; reference photos; a piece or two of your current work (important).
Bring a smock, any plein air equipment you have‚‚‚ hat, easel, sunscreen, chair,
water, umbrella, etc.
Materials Fee $12: sanded paper, turpenoid, alcohol, some pastels



Gualala Arts Center
46501 Gualala Rd
Gualala, CA 95445
United States

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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No


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