Two-Part Colored Pencil & Mixed Media on Wood Class with Priscilla Humay

05/14/2024 12:00 PM - 05/16/2024 03:00 PM ET


Adult Art (Tuition)


  • $100.00  -  OMAM Member Price
  • $110.00  -  Non-Member Price


OMAM Classroom (78 E. Granada Blvd)


Tuesday & Thursday, May 14 & 16, 2024 | 12:00 - 3:00pm

In these two sessions, you will work from natural objects or your own photograph as reference OR from the instructor-provided options. Wood provides a sturdy drawing and painting surface. Framing is optional as the cradled wood has depth and contained sides. All the acrylics and acrylic mediums are compatible. This two-part class is for beginning-advanced students.

Students are responsible for most supplies; please see list below. The instructor will also provide some supplies for use in class, including colored pencils, smooth slip sheets, tape, drafting brushes, palettes, cups, paper towels, natural objects, markers, inks, acrylics, mediums, fixative, and reference photos.

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, 3B
  • Hand-held pencil sharpener
  • Factus black 18 eraser
  • Inexpensive brushes (small & medium, round & flat)
  • Plastic drop-cloth to cover your working surface
  • Final clear matte fixative (for use at home and not in the class)

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.