Summer School – Introduction to Pastels

A one-day workshop exploring chalk pastels. This course is ideal for beginners as well as a refresher for those who have some experience of using chalk pastels

What The Course is About:

On this course, you will be taught ways in which to manipulate chalk pastels, while working from subjects such as still life and landscape, utilizing different drawing applications such as blending, hatching, smudging, and overlaying, guided by the tutor and some reference to artists work.

Materials Required:

What to bring to the first session: Box of Chalk pastels 12-20 colours. If you have more that’s fine. The college sells sheets of A2 pastel paper, otherwise you could buy an A3 pastel pad with a range of toned/coloured paper. Fixative or hairspray, bulldog clips

Previous Experience:

Beginners or a refresher for students with some experience.

End of course:

What will I achieve? The course will include the opportunity to experiment with different ways of applying the medium as well as papers and surfaces. There will be the opportunity to experiment as well as produce more developed pieces of work and a choice of subjects which will include still life, transcription, portraiture, landscape as well as exploring a more abstract method.

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Starting August 2024

Class Code: 0824-12453

Price: £48.00

Location: On-Site

Tutor: Isabella Kuijers

August 7th, 2024

Wed 10:00 - 16:00

  • 7 Aug 2024 - 10:00 to 16:00