Colored Pencil Exploration: An Adventure in a New Media (C/S144) | Allegany College of Maryland

Explore the art of colored pencil with Instructor Donna Housel, founder of the Cumberland chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America. Beginners will learn basic information such as composition, shading, proportion, style and materials, and will be provided demonstrations and instruction on how to create art with colored pencils. Students are required to provide their own supplies and bring them starting with the first class Supplies include: set of Prismacolor Colored pencils minimum set of 24 pencils (with estimated cost of $17, optional larger set is also available and contains up to 150 pencils), Stonehenge white paper (estimated cost $17), a good pencil sharpener (recommend Rapesco 64 Desk Top estimated cost $20). The instructor will have a limited number of supplies on hand at a fee of $5 per class.


Advanced students who have previously completed beginning level studies may choose to participate in independent studies, and will be responsible for their own supplies, projects/references. Advanced students will receive individualized feedback and critique from the instructor but will work primarily independently.


If you have any questions, please contact Denise Ware at

2/5-4/8, Wednesday (9 Sessions)
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

No class 3/11

ACM: CE Building
Instructor: Donna Housel

Course Cost: $45.00

Maryland Senior Course Cost:  $20.00

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