Continuing Education

Barton’s Personal Enrichment Courses offer opportunities, through non-credit-bearing classes, for individual creative development.

Summer 2024 Personal Enrichment Courses

PNT 001 F – Pastel

An Introduction to soft pastel techniques and materials

No experience necessary; a good course for both beginners and experienced artmakers. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to demonstrate a deeper understanding of pastel techniques and materials.

Dates: July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 and August 1, 2024
Time:  9:30 – 12:30 Tuesdays/Thursdays
Instructor: Maureen O’Neill
Location: Case Art Room 101
Fees: $110
Register by July 8, 2024

Supplies Needed:

  • Pastels, recommended: Soft Sennelier half-sticks 40 count, other good brands include- Unison, Schminke, Richeson
  • Hard pastel set: NuPastel, Rembrandt (good for underpainting)
  • Paper – Art Spectrum paper, Sennelier sanded paper
  • Pastel spray fixative
  • Soft charcoal
  • Sketchbook


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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.


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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 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.

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