Pastels for Absolute Beginners
Start date: 14th Sep 2022
Time: 12:00 - 14:30
Duration: 6 weeks
Tutor: Richard Squire
Course code: 22AU014
This course aims to introduce pupils to Pastels and other related materials and techniques in a supportive and informative way.
Skills will be demonstrated and time will be given to explore and develop these skills while building confidence in using these materials.
This hands on course aims to teach the skills involved in using watercolours at beginner level.
● learn about the range of Pastels plus related drawing materials and equipment
● experience using different papers when working with these materials.
● learn how to blend and mix each media effectively
● explore a range of applications
● explore a range of techniques
● explore manipulating colours, tones and textures
● use mixed media approaches
● learn how to create light and dark tones
● learn how to layer one's work effectively
All materials will be provided but you may wish to bring along some of your own favourite materials to try out.