Pastel Landscapes

Create simple, yet dynamic compositions using pastels.

  • Started 18 Mar
  • 240 Australian dollars
  • Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Drive, Ludmilla NT 0820

Service Description

Pastel Landscapes Soft pastels that artists use, are also known as chalk pastels. These are a fast, direct and easy-to-use medium which can be used to draw and/or paint in vibrant colours and with creative self-expression. Soft pastels are a perfect starting point for your art journey. Course Outline: In this 4-week evening course of weekly 3-hour sessions, we will explore and discover what pastels can do. Using Northern Territory landscapes as our reference and inspiration, we will investigate a range of techniques from the traditional to the experimental. Delivery of the sessions will contain expert tutor demonstrations, with tuition both group-based and individual. You will find your new understandings and self-confidence grow as you produce beautiful pastel drawings and paintings. You’ll receive some take-home Handouts to inspire you and be able to enjoy viewing many examples and masterpieces of pastel drawing and painting in class on the many screens in the classroom. All students are encouraged to find their own inspirational images and to create develop their own image style. All materials will be supplied without add-on charges. This course takes you through the basics of: • Materials and methods • Choosing, editing and transferring images • Composition and design • Perspective • Colour theory and mixing Suitable for Adults from absolute beginners to artists who wish to re-visit on their drawing practice. About the Tutor • Short course in Experimental Drawing – Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University 2019 (proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government) • Short course in Natural History Drawing through University of Newcastle NSW 2018 • Conducted drawing and life drawing classes for Adult Night classes and DVAA • Extensive experience in drawing and leading outdoor sketching groups • Practising and exhibiting artist for many years • Winner Katherine Prize 2015 and other local art awards • Certificate IV Training and Assessment • MA (Hons) Natural Science (Zoology) St Hilda’s College Oxford – included scientific drawing.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS Please choose carefully as course fees will not be refunded to participants who are unable to attend the course due to changes in personal circumstances or work commitments. Course fees will not be refunded once confirmation and/or commencement of the course has occurred. ​In the event of a serious illness, you may request to transfer to the following term. A full refund of course fees will be paid if the advertised course does not proceed. Participants will be advised if a class does not have the minimum number of students to commence.

Contact Details

+61 0452 135 400

Darwin Languages Centre. 1 Nemarluk Drive Ludmilla 0820, Darwin, NT