Patterns and Pots: Still Life in Pastels with Jan Munro

Patterns and Pots: Still Life in Pastels with Jan Munro

Duration: 2 days: 10am - 4pm

Price: £160

Run by: Peter and Kimberley Keegan
at The Courtyard Art Studio

01296 733200

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate
Middle Claydon
MK18 2EX

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About the Course

Create a contemporary and colourful still life in soft pastels under the guidance of renowned artist and tutor Jan Munro, member of The Pastel Society.
The course will begin with a look at composition ideas in Still Life, design and other artists who work in this field. A Still Life will then be set up for each student and sketches made. The drawing will then be transferred to a support. There will be demonstrations of the best use of pastel techniques before you start working on your own drawing.
Over the 2 days, students can expect to finish at least 1 completed still life pastel drawing.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Please bring:
- A good selection of still life objects to draw such as pots, jugs, flowers, fruit, fabric with simple patterns and a cohesive colour scheme. There will also be some additional still life objects available in the studio.
- A j-cloth, sketch book, pencils
- A range of soft pastels (although some pastels will be available in the studio)
- Pastel Paper (this should be a mid-tone, neutral coloured paper, larger than A3)

Material Fee;
There will be a materials fee of £6 per sheet of pastel paper if you do not have your own.

Tea, Coffee, biscuits and cold refreshments will be available throughout the day. Lunch is not provided although The Phoenix Tea Rooms, just next door, provide an array of meals, light lunches and snacks. Alternatively, there is a fridge and microwave in the studio kitchen for you to use if you prefer to bring your own lunch.

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Course Start Dates

Monday 26th March 2018

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