Class No 205- fee $420
PAINTING WITH PASTELS
Tutor: MAXINE THOMPSON
Class Full – waiting list applies
In this course we’ll look at techniques for using pastels with exercises to practise those techniques. We’ll cover landscape features including plein air planning and painting in pastel; perspective for buildings including aerial perspective; water reflections; perspective for drawing glass including a still life and also painting copper or silver subjects.
The final two days will cover portraits features and proportions and we’ll complete a portrait of a person or an animal.
Maxine is recognised as a master pastellist by both the Pastel Society of Australia and Pastel Artists of New Zealand.
While she began doing portrait commissions as a teenager she came close to abandoning a career as an artist after completing a law degree and undertaking legal work in England. However, she returned to her first love and became a fulltime artist in 1990.
She has exhibited in many shows and won numerous prizes and awards. She currently leads an exciting life travelling the world taking workshops and art tours.