• Introduction to Pastels

  • Sat, 25-05-2019 at 11:00
  • Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse theatres (Playhouse theatre)
    Williamson Square
    L1 1EL Liverpool
Introduction to Pastels - Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse theatres (Playhouse theatre) - Liverpool

Learn the fundamentals of using soft pastels in this 3 day course led by artist and tutor Mia Cathcart.To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660Saturdays form 18th May 2019, 11am - 5pm (£125 for 3 day course)ProgrammeStarting with the basics of soft pastels and using the work of pastelist Childe Hassam as a case study, we will each recreate some of his famous works over this three day introductory course.“Childe Hassam was one of the most notable American Impressionists working in the late 1800s and early 1900s. He is also one of the most famous American pastelists.He exhibited in the fourth, final, show of the Society of Painters in Pastel in New York in 1890. The urban landscape, summer gardens and abstracted night skies all were captured by his hand, working in this medium.”Day 1. Basic TechniquesOn the first day, using still life objects, we will practice basic techniques including; blending, colour mixing, cross hatching, stippling and sgraffito.Day 2. LandscapeUsing the techniques learnt in Day 1, we will each recreate one of Hassam’s famous portraits. Basic landscapers for beginners, to more detailed landscapes for people looking for a refresh.Day 3. PortraitIn the final session we will recreate one of Hassam’s famous portraits, perfecting the techniques learnt in the previous 2 sessions.Tutor: Mia CathcartMia is an experienced artist and tutor having led dot-art Schools workshops as well as advanced adult classes.DatesSpring Programme 201918th, 25th May1st JuneVenueEveryman Theatre, Room Ev4, 5-11 Hope St, Liverpool L1 9BHThe Everyman Theatre stands at the north end of Hope Street, LiverpoolCost£125 for the 3 day course (full course must be booked in advance)It is possible to split this cost into two payments, please call 0345 017 6660 for more details.MaterialsYou will need to provide some of your own materials to take with you. Ticket holders will receive an email with a detailed list of essentials 2-3 weeks before the start of the course. If you wish to receive this list earlier, please contact info@dot-art.com or call 0345 017 6660.NotesThere are a maximum of 15 places available on the course, so early booking is essential.To avoid a booking fee and pay by card, cheque or cash, please contact dot-art Services directly on 0345 017 6660.Cancellations / RefundsOnce you have made your course booking your are committed to it. This is because our courses have very small student numbers, and often sell-out and are unavailable to others. Therefore any cancellations may result in a place not being filled, or a course not being able to run.Cancellations are permitted up to 30 days before the start of a course, and a full refund will be issued. Refunds will not be made for cancellations less than 30 days before the start of a course. If you are unable to attend due to illness, personal or professional commitments you do not have the right to a refund.If you wish to cancel your place on a course that has not yet started and you have a friend or colleague who can take your place we can accommodate this substitution. dot-art and Bluecoat may use your details to contact you about forthcoming events, classes or developments that may be of interest. For full details of the the Bluecoat's privacy policy, please follow this link.