Introduction to Soft Pastels 10-week face-to-face art course in Kidderminster West Midlands



10-week Introduction to soft Pastels face-to-face course. Mondays 10am-1pm Starting Monday 15th July. Previous experience in Art is recommended Create beautiful pastel paintings with artist Raya Brown and discover the great possibilities of working with this wonderful material. During the course you will learn: About different types of pastels and pastel papers and how to use them to achieve the best results How to use various soft pastel techniques such as colour blending , layering, shading, etc Colour theory and understand how to mix colours and make light and dark tones How to show 3-dimensional qualities of objects and show depth in your work How to show various texture How to paint beautiful atmospheric landscapes How to paint realistic looking furry animals How to create great compositions You will also discover how to paint beautiful flowers. The course will cover the following subjects: Still life Floral studies Animal portrait Landscape You will receive plenty of individual help, being guided and inspired by a professional Artist Raya Brown. Small groups of learners and clear step-by-step instructions and artist’s demonstrations are guaranteed. Visual recourses will be provided.

What's included in the price?

PowerPoint presentations Visual Resources Tea, coffee and cakes are provided plus a relaxed therapeutic and safe atmosphere Some art materials


10 weeks

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Expert Art and Textile tuition, individually tailored to students' needs and requirements. Unique experience of working with a professional artist Raya Brown at her Art and Craft Studio. Raya can teach anyone to draw and paint using her methods and techniques that she has developed during her 20 years teaching career.

Suitable for

  • Children
  • Vision impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • UK Holiday
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Christmas
  • Parking provided
  • Public transport
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Easter
  • Tutor can travel
  • Mother's Day
  • Evenings
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Kidderminster, , Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 2TB