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A Portrait in Pastels Level 4 with David Wells

A Portrait in Pastels Level 4 with David Wells

About this course

In this final two-day weekend workshop with David Wells, you will be taken step-by-step through David’s creative process of self-portraiture.
What will I learn?

Everything you need to know about creating a self-portrait in pastels, including:

• an overview of photography techniques.
• selection of image, with a view to mood, person themes and meaning
• choice of a suitable support (size, colour, surface)
• planning a well resolved tonal range, colour scheme and composition.

David’s relaxed, but highly informative teaching style creates a relaxed in friendly atmosphere is these workshops. And class sizes are kept small so that you receive individual attention.

Who is this course suitable for?

A Portrait in Pastels level 1-3 are prerequisites for this workshop.
Ask our friendly team for advice if you are not sure if this workshop is for you.

What do I need to bring?

As you will be creating a self-portrait, please come dressed as you would like to portray yourself in a painting. Wear favourite colours, jewellery and accessories, and bring any props you would like to include, keeping in mind that more elaborate elements can be more technical to render.

You will also need to bring:

• a range of pastels and pastel pencils, including suitable colours for clothes, accessories, hair and eyes
• a USB stick and a blank SD memory card if you have one 
• a laptop or Ipad if you have one.

What is Provided? • tables, chairs and easels • tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup) • a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment • connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

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Brisbane Painting Classes
15 Nariel Street
Qld 4010

07 3262 1808 / 0409 641 426