Course Summary

The colourful world of pastel pencil combines the vibrant hues of pastels with the convenience and precision of coloured pencils.  Learn how to use pastel pencils to create stunning work with detail that produces a realistic result. Previous drawing experience is an advantage but not a requirement.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 10th September - 2 classes


Session ID HXAY6703C
10 Sep - 17 Sep 10:00am - 1:00pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$215 / $204 (conc)
Teacher
Carolyn Large

The colourful world of pastel pencil combines the vibrant hues of pastels with the convenience and precision of coloured pencils.  Learn how to use pastel pencils to create stunning work with detail that produces a realistic result. Previous drawing experience is an advantage but not a requirement.

The course covers pencil technique, mark making and blending and will focus on work from photos and still life. You will also learn about the different characteristics of pastel pencil brands, tools and papers that are available.

ARTIST CAROLYN LARGE

Carolyn Large is a practising artist located in the beautiful Macedon Ranges. As a member of the Sunbury Art Society, Macedon Ranges Art Trail and the Woodend Art Group she has participated in a number of exhibitions including Trentham, Woodend, Sunbury and the Melbourne City Council. Carolyn specialises in pet portrait commission work, portraits and landscapes, working primarily in pastel, charcoal and acrylic paint mediums. Carolyn also works as a textile artist, specialising in needle felting. She has achieved commercial success in both 3-D and 2-D felting and continues to expand her skills in “painting” with wool to produce works of beauty that reflect the natural environment.

Please bring the following materials to class:

  • Set pastel pencils – minimum 12
  • Pastel paper pad A3 or A4
  • 1 White pastel stick (any brand)
  • Packet blending stumps
  • Ruler / good quality pencil sharpener
  • White plastic eraser

 

All materials can be purchased at art stores and online.

Pastel pencil recommended brands:

  • Derwent
  • Faber Castell Pitt pastel pencils

Pastel pads

  • Minimum weight 160 gsm
  • 9 – 15 pages minimum
  • Coloured paper can be used
Last updated: June 30, 2022 04:43pm