Workshops


Learn how to create a variety of unique textures during this online colored pencil workshop suitable for all experience levels – beginners to advanced.  Cynthia will teach you how to render water in several forms, juicy fruit, clear glass, a sleek table surface, and glowing reflections during this one-day workshop.  She will share with you a variety of tips, textures, and techniques to bring your skill level to the next stage and will emphasize the painterly technique of burnishing.

Splash Textures Colored Pencil Class

Each student will immediately receive a download to include the Welcome letter and the Supply List upon registration.  One week before class students will receive the workshop Zoom link and the digital downloads for the line drawing, photo reference, step-by-step full-color tutorial booklet, and demo directions PDF, which lists the exact pencil progression for each demo in this project.  Sufficient online guidance and materials should enable students to complete this project on their own.  Follow-up instruction and individual critiques will be offered by Cynthia after the workshop ends as well as a full video recording of the entire workshop. 
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August 14th Class Sign Up

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NOTES FOR ONLINE CLASS SIGNUP: If making your payment through the link above, please see these steps. Once you complete your payment, choose the “Return to Merchant” button at the bottom of the page. A “File Download” screen will open and you will click the download button. The pdf contains your welcome letter & the supply list. (You may download the file up to 3 times.) You will also receive an email with a link to your download.

Center Stage Class - Daffodils with Colored Pencils
“Center Stage” workshop sold out!
We’re sorry, both workshop days are now filled. You may choose “Add me to waiting list” as the workshop option and select the preferred day(s). We’ll contact you if there’s an opening.

ONLINE Colored Pencil Realism: “The Gatekeeper”
Workshop with Cynthia Knox, CPSA

Create a beautiful colored pencil blue jay portrait and learn how to transform a line drawing into your own personal masterpiece! This project will be taught over 2 days and a variety of tips, textures and techniques will be shared during our summer online art retreat.

Gatekeeper Poster

ONLINE Colored Pencil Realism: Jamboree
Workshop with Cynthia Knox, CPSA

Create a beautiful colored pencil still life and learn how to transform a line drawing into your own personal masterpiece! A variety of tips, textures, and techniques will be shared as we develop each section of this lovely still life.

Jamboree Class Sold Out