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Foundation Techniques of Pastels with Janette Humble - Eight Week Course starting February 16, 10am to 1pm.

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Foundation Techniques of Pastels with Janette Humble

$560 for a term of classes, covering eight weeks, every Tuesday from February 16 to April 6, 10am to 1pm. Lunch and beverages are available for purchase from our licensed cafe and can be ordered on arrival.
**Please scroll down for the MATERIALS LIST**
Discover the beauty of soft pastels. This 8 week course will introduce the uninitiated to the foundation techniques of pastel painting. It will cover how to maximise the use of the colour wheel and coloured pastel papers and will explore the different types of mark making to create dynamic paintings. A variety of genre will be explored with input from students encouraged. Demonstrations will be provided at the start of class with plenty of one on one assistance available throughout. These enjoyable classes are aimed at building the confidence to explore new ideas, mastering and sharing the joy of painting with this beautiful and vibrant medium.
Full size pastel paper to be purchased at the start of class for $7.00 a sheet.
A backing board - 70 cm x 50 cm, either MDF or foam core.
A broad selection of soft pastels - warm and cool tones. Art Spectrum, senelier or unison are a good choice.
Paper towels ( to keep hands clean)
A white conte stick or pastel pencil for drawing up
Soft brush
Apron or art shirt
A sketch pad and pencil
2 sheets of newspaper.
This pastel class is hosted by South Australian pastel artist, Janette Humble, who recently featured in an episode of the popular art series 'Colour in Your Life'.
Please refer to the materials list for what you need to bring.
6 tickets available.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a soft pastel workshop, not oil pastels or pastel pencils.
Janette will supply the paper at a cost of $7 (additional to workshop cost).

Terms and conditions: Payment at time of booking is essential.


Fees are non refundable unless classes are cancelled by the tutor for reasons of minimum numbers not being met, or other reason provided. Check costs at time of booking as they are subject to change without notice. Materials are not included unless stated. Classes will be cancelled on Catastrophic Fire Days


Where can I park?

Atelier Crafers is on Cox Place, Crafers – directly behind the BP service station on Main Street.

Parking is available at the tennis courts on Sharrod Court at the rear of Atelier Crafers and on the kerb opposite Atelier Crafers. We ask that you do not park in the car parks designated as private or in other people’s driveways.

An accessible parking space is available at the front of Atelier Crafers for those who have a disabled parking permit.

Bus routes run up the freeway regularly to the Crafers park n ride and the Main Street of Crafers.

Where can I buy coffee and food?

We have a full café that will be available before, during and after your workshop.


Please contact us on 83396590 for any other questions