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Artworks Gallery offers Colored Pencil Drawing and Painting Workshops

The Artworks Gallery will hold a Colored Pencil Drawing and Painting Workshops on Fridays for six weeks starting April 29 through May 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Gallery located at 109 Fall Street in downtown Seneca Falls.

Workshop instructor Roberta Nelson explains, colored pencils can be used as a drawing medium or to create beautiful painterly effects. This class is a six weeks series for those who would like to start colored pencil work or those who would just like to refresh or enhance their skills. Areas of study include drawing techniques, overlaying colors, glazing, blending, burnishing, and use of colorless blenders and Gamsol Orderless Mineral Spirits.

Example of Colored Pencil Painting by Roberta Nelson


Participants need to bring drawing paper or pad, set of Prismacolor colored pencils that include white, grey, and black, and an eraser. Information packets and other materials as the class proceeds will be provided.

Cost for each workshop is $10. Registration required by contacting instructor at [email protected] or call 315-549-8323.


The gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday 11a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 11a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. The gallery is staffed by volunteers. If you are making a special trip to visit us, you can call 315-257-0201 to make sure we are staffed. For more information visit our website www.artsinseneca.org.