Painting & Drawing – Impressionism with Pastels – Tue am (starts 09/03/21)

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9 March 2021

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This five-week course is an introduction to the methods used by Impressionist artists using soft pastels.

Learn how to apply pastels in a rapid and responsive manner to capture effects of light and colour, directional mark-making and line.

We will look at works of art made by Impressionist artists to inform our work.

Demonstration and constructive feedback will be offered in sessions.

This course is suitable from beginners to the more advanced and everyone will be encouraged to learn and develop skills at their own pace.

Materials you will need: soft pastels pencil, eraser and and cartridge paper (A4 or A3)

These are all easily available online or can be posted from Hive prior to/during the course.

COVID-19 restrictions

Please view our current COVID-19 restrictions before booking / visiting.


Please note that members get a 15% discount on all prices shown, which will be applied at checkout. Please make sure you have logged in before purchasing to benefit from the member discount.

If you are in receipt of low-income benefits, you can book three benefits places per year (one each term) if available.

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12 places left
Cost per place: £29.41
Quantity: Total:
Total places: 14 (12 Left)

Tutor: Jane McDonald

  • Online via Zoom

Course schedule

  • 9 March 2021 10:00 - 12:00
  • 16 March 2021 10:00 - 12:00
  • 23 March 2021 10:00 - 12:00
  • 30 March 2021 10:00 - 12:00
  • 6 April 2021 10:00 - 12:00

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