Course Summary

Pastels can be used in line work for sketching and in large areas of blended colour to create a pastel ‘painting’.  Artist Carolyn Large will show you how to use a variety of drawing techniques using pastel to produce anything from quick impressionistic sketches to more finished pastel paintings.

Course Sessions

Tuesday, 20th July - 4 classes

Session ID HXAX7901C
20 Jul - 10 Aug 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location CAE
Session Fees
$249 / $237 (conc)
Carolyn Large

Learn how to accurately draw with pastels using a variety of techniques.  The course will cover:

– Materials, including pastel and paper varieties

– Pastel drawing techniques

– Definition, blending and highlighting

– Basic composition and proportion 


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.

Last updated: June 18, 2021 04:53pm