Colourful Pastels

1 day with Janette Summerfield

  • Starts 13 Aug
  • 65 British pounds
  • RBSA Gallery, 4 Brook Street, Birmingham, B3 1SA

Service Description

£5 discount for RBSA Friends, Members, Associates, Next Wave Associates and students. Enter the code WORKSHOP5 at the checkout. Click 'Enter coupon code'. Course description: This one-day course is designed to equip you with the confidence to use colour in your work. Using soft pastels students will be investigating colour relationships, pastel techniques, and different qualities of paper, the combination of which will result in exciting and imaginative paintings. Course aims and skills/knowledge to be taught · To dispel the myth that colour is difficult to use. · Pastel techniques. · How to use different grounds to shape and influence the drawing. · A basic understanding of colour principles and relationships. Course outline for the day Morning activity · Through a series of studies participants will explore various pastel techniques, working on different grounds (e.g. mounting board, watercolour paper, cartridge paper, coloured pastel paper) to create exciting and vibrant paintings. · Soft pastel gives immediate results so the student can concentrate solely on the exploration of colour. Afternoon activity · The afternoon will be spent putting into practice what has been learnt in the morning, to work up a finished painting, using images supplied by the student. · The group will discuss their work together.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

• If you, the customer cancels your booked workshop, we are unable to offer you a refund. • Transfers to an alternative workshop may be possible depending on the circumstance and is of the discretion of the RBSA Gallery. • In the event of under-subscription, workshops may be cancelled or re-arranged. We will give you as much notice as possible if this happens and you will be able to transfer to another course or receive a full refund. The RBSA is unable to refund additional expenses, such as travel and accommodation. • If you are booked on a workshop and do not turn up on the day, a refund will not be given.


Contact Details

  • RBSA, Brook Street, Birmingham, UK

    0121 236 4353

    rbsagallery@rbsa.org.uk