A Two Day Workshop in Pastel or Oil Paint
Saturday April 18, 9 am – 4 pm
Sunday April 19, 9 am – 5 pm

$350 Members/$380 Non-Members

Make your portraits come alive by capturing the inner spirit of a person.
This intensive two-day workshop on the art of the portrait in pastel or oil paint includes two lectures, and a Q&A.
Each student will have four critiques per day.
On Sunday there will be a general critique of the finished paintings.

– Half hour lunch break (bring your own), each day.

– Materials list provided at registration. Tuition includes model fee.

About Diana De Santis: 

Diana De Santis is a portrait painter who also teaches still-life and  landscapes. She is a graduate of the Parsons School of Design and attended Traphagen School of Design. She was awarded a scholarship by the Arts Students League and studied with David Leffel and Harvey Dinnerstein. She is a master pastelist at the International Assoc. of Pastel Societies; a signature member of Pastel Society of America and Knickerbocker Artists, U.S.A.; a fellow of American Artist Professional League and a member of Hudson Valley Artists, Audubon Artists, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, and the Portrait Society of America.

She is listed in “Who’s Who in American Art“ and is a Coast Guard artist. Diana has been awarded fifteen gold medals and over two hundred and fifty awards. Her work has been published in American Artist, Artist Magazine, The Pastel Journal and by Rockport Publishers.

Diana DeSantis has shown her work at the Nassau County Museum of Art; Heckscher Museum, Huntington; National Arts Club, Manhattan; Salmagundi Club, Manhattan and Pastel Society exhibits in France, Italy and Russia.