Pastel Portraiture Workshop At Art Center Today

Pastel Portrait by Susan E. Roden. Courtesy photo


Artist Susan E. Roden will conduct a pastel portrait workshop 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Fuller Lodge Art Center.

The class will learn the fundamentals of the layered medium through demonstrations and progress to hands-on exercises with one-on-one instruction. Each participant will take home a finished portrait.

Roden moved to Albuquerque after residing in San Diego for 18 years. She taught drawing and pastels at University of California San Diego Extension and First Saturday Workshops at the San Diego Museum of Art. Roden has been recipient of numerous awards, including the 1994 Medal of Honor for pastel from the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, in New York and Artist-in-Residence to the Petrified Forest National Park in 2009.  

For further information and registration for Portraiture in Pastels, contact Fuller Lodge Art Center at 505.662.1635. To learn more, visit

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