Creating moments of passion and emotion with pastels and oils

Here’s a teaser for my workshop

Do you struggle with understanding why values can make or break your painting? Or how to see values?  Take a look at the images below and squint your eyes so they are blurry.  These images are the same the only thing that has changed are the values. Which of these images do you think will catch a viewers eye from across a room? This is just one of the subjects I will cover in my workshops.