Connecting Eyes, Heart, Hand: Your Voice Elevated with Natasha Isenhour – G240132
A comprehensive overview of learning intuitive and artistic techniques to combine what you observe along with your emotional response, in order to express it with your hand. In this 3-week intensive I will teach you to expand your skills as a pastel painter. I will be pushing you to explore beyond your comfort zone, and into a greater sense of the artist you are. Your Voice Elevated. This workshop is for intermediate to professional artists who are interested in advancing their skill in the medium of pastel. We will explore deeper into materials, methods and techniques to help you represent your subject. I will personally be gathering additional supplies with your small materials fee to introduce you to new surfaces. You will be bringing your own standard surfaces in large sizes that can be cut to size giving you the option to explore larger work with my help. Through demonstration, discussion and abundant studio time, you will be learning your personal path to being the one-of-a-kind artist that you are. Each week will build upon the last. By the end of the 3-week session, you will be feeling you have gained the skill and confidence to take your work forward into uncharted territory!Bring a dedicated notebook to take down information I share with you in class. You will be referencing back to your notes as you go through class as well as long after we finish. Bring an open mind, an open heart and prepare to have a great time!
Contemporary American Realist Natasha Isenhour expresses her emotional response to unpopulated spaces with an edgy lonesome starkness that defines the very essence of her work in oil and pastel. Isenhour exhibits throughout the southwest and teaches several sold out workshops each year, both in plein air and studio.
Highlights of 2022 included an Award of Excellence in the Oil Painters of America Regional Exhibition in Dallas and a 5-week solo museum exhibition at the Taos Museum and Fechin Studio in Taos, NM. In Spring of 2023, Terry Ludwig Pastels LLC released “Natasha Isenhour Essential Alchemy Set of 60 pastels,” and she served a second year as faculty for PACE, Plein Air Convention and Expo in Denver. In August 23, she won another honorable mention in the OPA Summer Online Showcase. In 2024, she will be awards judge and workshop instructor for the Pastel Society of Colorado’s Mile High 30th International Exhibition and will be also teach a workshop at the IAPS, International Association of Pastel Societies Convention in NM.
Represented by: Ventana Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM and others.
Affiliations include: Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, American Women Artists and Plein Air Painters of NM. Distinguished Member Pastel Society of NM. Member of Oil Painters of America, Salmagundi Art Club, NYC and others.