Introduction to Portraits using Oil Pastels
12:00 PM12:00

Introduction to Portraits using Oil Pastels

I am delighted to announce I will be giving another one day workshop in 'Introduction to Portraits using oil pastels' at Ballyphehane Community Centre, Tory Top Road, Ballyphehane, Cork. This workshop will take place Sunday 24th February from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and is designed for all levels of ability from the complete beginner to the more advanced. Each participant will create their own unique and expressive oil pastel portrait.

The workshop costs €60 with all art materials provided including portrait to work from.

A brief layout of the workshop format includes

  • Introduction to oil pastel brands and the best tools for blending and layering pastels.

  • How to use oil pastels effectively. 

  • Identifying colour zones in a variety of portraits.  

  • Underpainting techniques when using oil pastels.

  • Visual textures that can be achieved using oil pastels.

  • Creating a unique and expressive oil pastel portrait through blending and layering techniques.

  • The best varnishes and finishes to use on oil pastels. 

    To book your place: 

    Contact ~ Declan Tel: 086 4405112 ~ email: 

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