Continuing Education

Barton’s Continuing Education Program offers educational opportunities to individuals throughout their lives. These non-credit-bearing courses address interests such as skill upgrades and training, cultural advancement, or personal creative development.

Spring 2018 Courses

PNT 001 L – Pastel

Dates: March 13 – May 1, 2018
Schedule: Tuesday; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Case Art 101
Cost: $156
Register by: March 12, 2018

Instructor: Maureen T. O’Neill

In this course, students will explore the wonderful medium of soft pastel. Motif exploration will be encouraged and will include direct observation, photographic references, and abstraction. The instructor will guide students through the different approaches and give specific assignments to help facilitate the completion of a series of pastel drawings by the end of the term.

All levels of experience are welcome. Materials are not included.

Supplies Needed:

  • Box of soft pastels, (preferably Rembrandt or Sennelier brand)
  • Pad of pastel paper (approximately one 9″x12″ and one large 19″x24″) or individual sheets may be purchased throughout the class term
  • Spray fixative (workable and final)
  • Pastel pencils (recommended)
  • Paper towels
  • Gloves
  • Drawing board
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Eligible students must be at least 18 years old. Some courses may have additional requirements.


To enroll, students must complete the registration form, pay the registration fees, and attend the first meeting of the class.

Register Online

Use the online form or visit the Office of Lorraine Raper in Hackney Library to register for classes.


The cost for Continuing Education courses will be determined on a course-by-course basis. See each offering below for its fee.

Students are eligible for a 100 percent refund if they officially withdraw from their classes prior to the first class meeting or if a class is canceled because of insufficient enrollment. Once classes begin, no refunds will be given.