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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.

£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...
£70
Worcestershire - Next course on 1st July 2018
"Create your own wool painting" course taught by a professional Textile Artist Raya Brown . (Suitable for absolute beginners as well as experienced artists) This is not felt making. This is a unique technique of making a picture using layers of merino wool and enhancing it with silk and viscose fibres. This is a workshop for anyone. You do not need to have an Art Degree or any experience working with wool. This is an...
£40
North Yorkshire
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...
£10
North Yorkshire
Open Art Sessions... are open to all abilities and all mediums with the exception of oils. 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 artists will begin to 'go for it' once they have settled in, however,...
£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...
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 19th September 2018
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
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 15th November 2018
Come along to this fun and festive workshop where we'll be designing and producing some wonderful cards ready to print for Christmas!
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 3rd October 2018
Learn to paint a beautiful guinea fowl 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/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.
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 26th September 2018
Learn to paint a beautiful kingfisher 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/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
£95
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th September 2018
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.