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Pastel art courses

Pastel art courses, classes and workshops. Learn to use pastels in your artwork with experienced artists and tutors who can teach you the techniques of pastel art.

£180
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 25th February 2019
This engaging and dynamic workshop will lead you through a range of approaches to drawing the nude figure from life. Over the two days Peter will demonstrate and guide you through his approach to creating a figure drawing with emphasis on achieving correct proportions and expressive mark making. Working from two different professional models over the 2 days (male and female), this workshop will give you plenty of one-to-one instruction from Peter, as well as...
£15
Oxfordshire - Next course on 25th February 2019
Take a moment out of your busy life for you! Regular weekly classes where students bring their own paintings or I can start you off on the road to painting or drawing with a beginners project which would include basic tuition and cover all the materials and mediums you would like to use. The class is driven by you, what and how much you would like to learn. You'll find a really lovely relaxing atmosphere...
£15
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st May 2019
Fundamental Art Skills 3 months course. Unique opportunity for Art and Craft enthusiasts to improve the quality of their work and to take it to the next level. Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster launched a new course for adults, called The Fundamental Art Skills Course in January 2019. The course was oversubscribed and due to a high demand Magic Wool Studio will be running two more courses which will start in May....
£40
North Yorkshire - Next course on 17th May 2019
Pastels create soft fur, velvety noses and expressive eyes in realistic or more vibrant, semi-figurative styles. Landscapes and flowers come to life. These workshops are small groups of up to 6. ​ In this 3 hour workshop you will: – experiment with different papers and pastels to find out which ones work for you – learn how to use the many different tools available to pastel artists – develop the skills of blocking in, layering...
£195
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th April 2019
Two day pet portrait course. Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur/Feather detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories.
£100
Oxfordshire
Learn to paint a beautiful bumble bee using pastel pencils. 1. Studying your subject and choosing the right colours 2. Transferring images on to your paper 3. Underpainting and values 4. Detailing eyes and other facial features 5. Skin/Fur detailing and how to achieve a realistic look 6. Finishing touches I’ll cover different types of pastels painting surfaces and other materials and accessories
£11
North Yorkshire - Next course on 27th February 2019
Open Art Sessions... are open to all abilities and all mediums (with the exception of oils) and run each week except over Christmas/New Year and 2 weeks in summer. All artists work on what they find inspiring with guidance given by Kate. Places are limited to 8 maximum to ensure the group remains small enough to be friendly and ensure everyone has plenty of support. Experimentation is encouraged for the brave but not required! Most...
£160
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 27th July 2019
This two day course, working from live models, will be led by Rob Wareing who has had a portrait painting career spanning more than 40 years. On both days, Rob will begin with a demonstration. The emphasis throughout, will be to teach you how to work directly from the model and achieve that all important likeness. You will learn the all important key measurements which exist in anatomy and facial structure, how to look for...
£35
Cambridgeshire
Pastel pet portrait tuition, especially dogs! Would you like to make a portrait of your own or a friend's pet? Small groups of 3-6. Dates by arrangement. Portraits can be from your own photographs of your pet, or photos supplied by the tutor. In the first half of the day you will get the portrait started, in a full day you would get some way to putting in further detail. Gaynor has a Surrey Diploma...
£60
Northamptonshire
Come and learn how to draw and paint with pastels in my little Studio in beautiful rural surroundings at the old dairy farm craft centre. You get to choose which picture you would like to complete and I will use my 30 years of experience with pastels to help guide you toward your finished picture. I will show you tips and tricks to help you make the most of this amazing medium to get the...