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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.
Frolicking fronds! Art workshop
Bronze AWARD
Frolicking fronds! Art workshop
Lancashire - Next course on 20th August 2019
£15
Frolicking Fronds! Explore the possibilities of creating abstract images using both wet and dry media with leaves as inspiration. Our focus for this workshop will be playing around with pressed botanicals and collected images that can be manipulated through experimentation. This informal workshop is about looking and interpreting shape, line and colour as abstract elements and creating marks using pastel, paint and collaged papers. Equipment provided but please bring your own pressed leaves/flowers and prints of your favourite wild or cultivated plants. Mobile phone photos will also be useful. Beginners...
Peacock Butterfly pastel pencil workshop
Peacock Butterfly pastel pencil workshop
Norfolk - Next course on 28th August 2019
£40
Learn how to render a Peacock Butterfly in beautiful, soft details to mimic the texture of their wings. This bright study is a brilliant way to get to know pastel pencils and create something stunning in just half a day. Beginners and enthusiasts are both very welcome to this workshop, there will be step by step demonstrations with guided one on one practice in between. Refreshments are provided throughout the morning with coffee, teas and homemade cake.
Abstract Landscape with Award Winning Artist Catherine MacDiarmid at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District
Gold AWARD
Abstract Landscape with Award Winning Artist Catherine MacDiarmid at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District
Cumbria - Next course on 31st August 2019
£70
This workshop will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities to explore drawing and painting without the constraints of it “looking like something”. Through abstraction comes the ability to learn more about what paint can do. The workshop will explore mark making, composition and tonal / colour balance, as well as different starting points for inspiration, utilising the wonderful surrounding landscape for inspiration. Catherine MacDiarmid is a local artist who has exhibited widely, including the BP Portrait award for young artists in 2001/2. She is an elected member of...
Create beautiful animal portraits in workshops on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales
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Create beautiful animal portraits in workshops on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales
North Yorkshire - Next course on 6th September 2019
£40
Portrait Workshops run every 1st Friday of the month from 12.30-3.30pm at Embsay Village Hall. Subjects vary each month depending on the medium (pencil/graphite; pastel; watercolour) with each subject being chosen to develop or build on drawing skills such as seeing/creating tone and texture or laying down base coat and layering in pastel or working wet-in-wet or detailed styles for watercolour. Workshops are limited to a maximum of 6 artists of all abilities to ensure there is plenty of time for personal attention yet still creating a relaxed and friendly...
ColourWheel art classes for adults -  Tuesday morning and afternoon - Ide, Exeter
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ColourWheel art classes for adults - Tuesday morning and afternoon - Ide, Exeter
Devon - Next course on 10th September 2019
£340
The ColourWheel Art courses are held in the lovely venue of West Town Farm In Ide. There are 3 hour morning and afternoon classes on a Tuesday to fit in with student’s schedules. ColourWheel art classes for adults are part-time and have been designed for beginners and improvers. Drawing inspiration from nature and the rich colour wheel of life we will teach you the techniques you need to produce beautiful works of art. If you think you can’t draw you‘re wrong, you just need to be shown how. Giving you...
Painting Water in the Landscape with Pastels at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal
Gold AWARD
Painting Water in the Landscape with Pastels at Cowshed Creative in the Lake District National Park near Kendal
Cumbria - Next course on 10th September 2019
£70
Create paintings of water in the landscape using pastels. Capture the transparency and movement of water, using the theme of Lakeland becks, rivers and waterfalls, and develop your use of colour and pastel application. There is a stream and river close by on the farm and Kentmere Tarn, 20 minutes away, so plenty to be inspired by. Working from photographs of streams and becks (yours or your tutors) you will build a painting from initial outlines, using blocking techniques to finishing touches using chalk pastels. You will experiment using different...
ColourWheel art classes for adults - Wednesday evenings - Topsham, Exeter
Bronze AWARD
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ColourWheel art classes for adults - Wednesday evenings - Topsham, Exeter
Devon - Next course on 11th September 2019
£250
The ColourWheel Art courses are held in the fantastic new venue of The Nancy Potter House in Topsham. There is a 2 hour evening class on Wednesdays to fit in with student’s schedules. ColourWheel art classes for adults are part-time and have been designed for beginners and improvers. Drawing inspiration from nature and the rich colour wheel of life we will teach you the techniques you need to produce beautiful works of art. If you think you can’t draw you‘re wrong, you just need to be shown how. Giving you...
'Young chimpanzee' In pastel - Cate Wetherall
Gold AWARD
'Young chimpanzee' In pastel - Cate Wetherall
Oxfordshire - Next course on 12th September 2019
£195
Suitable for all abilities Join me for an inspirational two days learning how to paint a beautiful chimpanzee using pastel. We'll cover: 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 We'll be using different types of pastels during the painting process and I'll introduce you to the different painting surfaces and other useful materials and accessories to use...
Advanced domestic animals in charcoal with Bex Gouverneur
Platinum AWARD
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Advanced domestic animals in charcoal with Bex Gouverneur
Buckinghamshire - Next course on 16th September 2019
£270
A 3 day course covering advanced techniques for drawing domestic animals in charcoal including taking reference photographs, combining and altering images, tackling white fur and adding backgrounds. For those who have previously attended Bex’s Domestic Animals in Charcoal workshop or have previous experience of her charcoal techniques, this course seeks to embed and extend these practices as well as introducing some essential photography skills in order to help you obtain the best quality reference images of your subject. Day one will begin with a recap and refresher of the basic...
Mixed Media at New Brewery Arts - Gloucestershire
Gold AWARD
Mixed Media at New Brewery Arts - Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire - Next course on 23rd September 2019
£225
Come and explore the world of combining two art mediums to create a vibrant piece of art work. Learning through play and exploring different themes you will be able to create a new piece each class. Learn how to use two contrasting materials will allow you to explore new horizons as an artist. Mark the tutor will demonstrate throughout and always be on hand to help. Week One: Watercolour & Ink - The Chinese Garden Week Two: Watercolour & Ink - Old Boat and Things from the Garden Week Three:...

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