ONLINE Pastels: Spectacular Seascapes - Fri 11th June 2021 at 10am
If you wish to take part but are unable to attend the workshop demo live, please let us know in the notes field when booking where possible. We will record the workshop demo session and provide a video playback service to all students for 30 days.
NB. The follow up session is not recorded.
Fri 11th June 10am - 11:30am workshop demo
Fri 25th June 10am - 11am follow up & feedback session
This LivePlus™ online workshop is designed for beginners and improvers.
Clive will show you how to capture the beauty and essence of the sea using the wonderfully versatile medium of soft pastel. After discussing composition and loose preliminary drawing, you will be shown some simple and fascinating techniques of pastel application. These include using different areas of your hands and fingers to render the many textures of your seascape.
Clive will also show you how to fill your painting with light and atmosphere and also to create the illusion of distance.
Specific skills you will learn at the workshop
- Different types of pastels and their effects
- Various methods of application
- Layering the pastels
- Blocking in
Equipment & materials list
Materials are not included in the course fee. All the materials and equipment you will need are listed below.
You needn't have the materials ready whilst watching the live demonstration – the demo session is a time to watch, ask and learn. After the demo you will be sent a link to the recording, which you can watch as many times as you wish for thirty days.
- Tinted pastel paper (Clive will be using light blue Clairefontaine pastelmat)
- A decent selection of good quality soft pastels
- White pastel pencil
- Dark blue/black pastel pencil
- Small brush (1cm approx.)
- Soft putty rubber
- Masking tape
- Kitchen towel
- Wet wipes
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