Clarence A. Porter PAC, MPAC, PSA | Contemporary pastel paintings

Classes 2018


Coming up soon...

I will be teaching an all-day workshop at the Pastel Artists Canada ICAN 2018 Conference (May 27 to June 1, 2018) taking place at the Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario. Watch this space and links for date and details. Can’t wait to be back there again!


I’m also happy to announce that I will be teaching classes at the Dundas Valley Art School in Dundas, Ontario. Oh, such fun we shall have. Looking forward to seeing you there. See the course descriptions below:


4A17 *NEW* Pastel Magic – Dundas Valley Art School (DVSA)

Wednesdays   |   May 16 – June 13, 2018   |   7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

DVSA Course Fee: $185   |   Limit: 15 students   |   Materials: List provided

Discover the ease of working with the brilliant colours of dry pastels with signature artist, Clarence Porter. Learn about substrates, the various kinds of pastels used as well as elements of colour theory, composition, layering and design. You’ll love the vibrancy of the pastel pieces you’ll create! For students with some drawing and/or painting experience. Check out this DVSA link for more information and to register.


1A13 The Magic of Pastels – Dundas Valley Art School (DVSA)

Tuesdays and Thursdays   |   July 3 – August 2, 2018   |   7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

DVSA Course Fee: $279   |   Limit: 15 students   |   Materials: List provided

Discover the ease of working with the brilliant colours of dry pastels. In this series of workshops, geared to beginners and experienced alike, you’ll be introduced to the techniques and processes instructor, Clarence Porter, uses to produce successful pastel works. Learn about substrates, the various kinds of pastels used as well as elements of colour theory, composition, layering and design. There’s plenty of fun and you’ll leave with your own completed pieces! Check out this DVSA link for more information and to register.




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