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Live Art Workshops: Pastels Workshop - Smudge

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This workshop gives you ways to explore and become confident with pastels, both hard and soft. By understanding the techniques and skills used to manipulate these materials gives you an opportunity to blend, overlay, feather and scumble. Exploring the boundaries of each technique will give you handles to hold onto to achieve some stunning effects with just the swipe of a smudge stick or the layer of a tone. You will develop some pastel techniques that can enhance what you might already know or give you a fresh approach to your own style of working. Examples provided will step you through stages of working with an image of your choice as well as working with colour and its layers of tones and shades

Hatching, stippling, scribbling and using elements of colour are just some of the ways to develop techniques to begin introducing you to ways of working with pastels. You will gain a sense of confidence around decision making and each technique will be applied in an activity to create a visual example to be documented in your Visual Journal as well as completing an A4 still life on a pastel board. These will then be taken further to explore the possibilities of larger pastel artworks. All materials are included.

Date: 02 Oct 2021    9:00am - 11:00am

Location: Montville Studio

Address: 184 Main Street, Montville QLD 4560

Cost: $77.00



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Workshop Artist: Janine Delgos


Janine Delgos is a qualified secondary art educator and artist with 26 years of experience in the realm of Visual Art and Education. She has been a prolific teacher in both regional and coastal schools in and around the Sunshine Coast and is passionate at encouraging her students to explore and break conventions and boundaries to find their own narrative as well as fostering community creativity and mentoring the young and talented. Janine has a multitude of skills, techniques and materials knowledge that provide inspiring and creative approaches to any artwork