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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.

£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 7th February 2019
Come along to my two day workshop creating portraits of children in pastel. Bring your own images, ideally more than one so we can choose the best, although I will have some for inspiration if you have nothing of your own. To begin with I'll talk a little bit about what I do, my materials, different types of pastel and the paper I prefer and why. I'll show some of my work and discuss what...
£70
Worcestershire - Next course on 25th November 2018
'Winter dream' 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 easy...
£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,...
£90
Oxfordshire - Next course on 5th February 2019
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
£90
Oxfordshire
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.
£160
Oxfordshire - Next course on 4th April 2019
Bring your own photograph to work from on this beginners pastel workshop, tips, techniques and advice. 4th & 5th April 2019 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.
£79
Essex - Next course on 12th November 2018
Winter and Christmas are an evocative time of year, lending themselves readily to artistic interpretation. Working in watercolours, pastels, acrylics or water soluble pencils, you may choose to paint a winter sunrise, a frosty morning, winter wildlife or take inspiration from the old masters and recreate 18th century skaters or children playing snowballs, for example. Carole will show you how to tackle this colourful and mellow season through demonstrations and one to one tuition throughout...
£240
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 11th March 2019
This 3 day course is an in depth and intensive exploration into the genre of drawing, for those artists looking to extend their knowledge and practice into the professional realm. Under the expert guidance of professional artist and tutor, Bex Gouverneur, you will work through set tasks and structured exercises as well as having time to work on your own ideas and pursue your own creative development journey. Across the 3 days, you will explore...
£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...