Colored Pencil on Wood with Priscilla Humay

04/18/2024 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


Adult Art (Tuition)


  • $55.00  -  OMAM Member Price
  • $61.00  -  Non-Member Price


OMAM Classroom (78 E. Granada Blvd)


Thursday, April 18, 2024 | 12:00 - 3:00pm

In this workshop, you will work from natural objects or your own photograph as reference. 100% colored pencil on wood provides a sturdy drawing surface. Framing is optional as the cradled wood has depth and contained sides. This workshop is for beginner-advanced students.

Students are responsible for most supplies; please see list below. The instructor will provide each student with a cradled birch wood (8"x8"x1.5"). There will also be additional colored pencils, smooth slip sheets, tape, drafting brushes, fixative, natural objects and reference photos for use in class.

Student should bring the following supplies to class:

  • Natural objects or your own reference photograph (unless you want to use the instructor-provided object/reference images).
  • Color pencils, your choice of professional brands, colors, and quantity
  • Prismacolor Verithins, your choice of colors and quantity
  • Graphite pencils – 2B or 3B
  • Hand-held pencil sharpener
  • Factus black 18 eraser

Registration will close when workshop is full.

About the Instructor

Priscilla Humay exhibits nationally, is in private and corporate collections, and is featured in major publications. She is a Signature Member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and served on its National Governing Board. Priscilla was a co-director of ARC, Chicago art gallery. Through the U.S. Department of Interior National Park Service, she was awarded two Artist in Residencies at the Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida. She taught at the College of Lake County IL, Chicago Botanic Garden, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin TX. Her BFA is from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, MS from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and Post Graduate Study at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. In her own art, she loves to capture the essence of nature’s beauty and enjoys sharing this through teaching.