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Child Portrait in Pastels | Christine Clark

Child Portrait in Pastels | Christine Clark

This is a great opportunity If you would love to learn to paint a portrait of your children or grandchildren
- first day paint a given image and second day your own child image.

Christine Clark is a professional artist and sought- after Tutor adept at helping students develop their own individual style and guides each student in reaching their potential, in a supportive and nurturing environment. Christine has won numerous awards and in 2007 was awarded Master Pastellist of Australia, status from The Pastel Society of Australia and in 2012 the prestigious Pastellist of the Year Award. Examples of her work have also appeared in the Australian Artist Magazine. Recently in January 2015, Christine appeared on the TV show 'Colour in Your Life, gaining her more exposure in Australia and across the Globe. Exhibits her work in Gallery Beneath Mooloolaba Hearts and Minds Noosa.

About this workshop

Children are a delightful subject to paint. Narrative paintings or photo’s that tell a story are my favourite. The littlies clothes are generally too big for them and they have the cutest poses. This workshop will be a loose and impressionistic style which I find adds to the playful nature of children.

What will I learn?

how to get good expressive shapes
Importance of Light
Tonal Values
Skin tones
Gestural drawing and narrative movements
Creating a feeling of innocence

Who is this workshop suitable for?

This is suitable for absolute beginners and those with some basic experience in Pastels.

What do I need to bring?

Please click on the link below for the materials list.


Please bring your lunch and snacks or you can purchase from cafes close by. We do have a fridge and microwave at the studio for your convenience.

What is provided?

• tea, coffee and biscuits
• 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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