Pastels for Beginners

This Workshop is for those wishing to experiment with soft pastels if they have never used them before.

Learning the basic skills whilst depicting the sea, spray and surrounding landscape to capture the essence of a coastal view.  

With a guided step by step approach to apply, blend,

soften, and create texture with this superb medium.

Applying pastels on watercolour as a mixed medium.

Learn about the different pastels, papers and

basic equipment you would need to continue with

Pastel Painting after this workshop.


Date:  24th February 2018

Time: 10am to 4pm.

Price:  £

Venue: Blisland Village Hall.

Refreshments: Please bring a Packed Lunch.



Contact me to book your space by email: yvettewiltshire@sky.com

Via my websiteArt with Yvette

or Phone: 07886 343621



Materials and Equipment List:

I have spare for use during the workshop, but it is always good to work with your own if you have them.

You may find useful the following items:

Soft Pastels

Pastel Paper

Board larger than the paper size

Bulldog clips or and masking tape

White Tack (Not Blue Tack it’s too oily) (This is for keeping your hands cleaner)

Stiff Hog hair brush (Small & Medium in Size to start with)

Pastel Pencils are an advantage (Black, Brown, White, Grey and Cream)

Charcoal or Pastel Pencils for drawing purposes

Craft Knife

Box or a container to store your pastels in a tonal value range.

Kitchen Roll

You may find useful the following items:

Hand held tray such as a plastic supermarket tray supplied free with tomatoes etc… You will hold your chosen pastels in these when working.

Baby Wipes or Wet Wipes or a cloth that can be dampened

Rubber Blender tool

Table Easel or Stand Alone Easel if you have one but not a necessity.

Pack Lunch.




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