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Painterly Florals in Pastel

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Join Karen Israel online Thursday evening, February 18, 2021, from 6:20-8:00 pm as she demonstrates painting florals in pastel, using water mediums as an under painting. She will describe her process, methods, and techniques. Karen will be happy to answer your questions throughout the online demonstration.

Register for Karen’s free online demonstration by emailing Glastonbury Arts at

Karen Israel, Harmonics

Karen Israel, Harmonics, pastel

Karen Israel’s pastel paintings are defined by their dynamic and unique viewpoints. She is influenced by the light and mood of the subject and lets those elements dictate her approach. Karen enjoys teaching pastels almost as much as she enjoys painting.

Over the years, Karen’s work has won numerous awards in national and international juried exhibits. In 2019, Karen’s work won Best in Show at the Pastel Society of the West Coast’s National Exhibition and the Flora Giffuni Memorial Award with the American Artist’s Professional League.

Karen serves on the Board of Governors of the Pastel Society of America where she has earned the title of Master Pastelist. Karen’s work is honored with its inclusion in exhibiting at Pastels of the World in Bourbonnais.

Her professional designations include:  American Artist Professional League, Fellow Maxima Cum Laude, Connecticut Pastel Society, Signature Member Past-President, International Association of Pastel Society, Master Circle, Academic Artist Association, Elected Member, Salmagundi Club, NYC, Artist Member, Pastel Society of America, Master Pastelist, Connecticut Academy of Fine Art, Elected Member, Allied Artist Association, Associate Member, Lyme Art Association, Elected Member, Audubon Artist Association, Elected Member, and New Haven Paint and Clay Club, Elected Member.

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