Chalk Pastel Techniques

Chalk Pastel Techniques

Course Details

You can enjoy exploring the vibrant coloured pigments of this unique medium by selecting this learning opportunity. You will also explore how to use related dry media such as charcoal and hard pastel. In addition, through a range of activities across a wide variety of subject matter you can experience the possibilities of colour and texture provided by chalk pastels. You will have opportunities to appraise the work of renowned artists such as Edgar Degas, Mary Cassatt and Odilon Redon as well.

Information & Support

Materials required:

  • Box of 12 or more assorted colour soft pastels/chalks.
  • Pad of pastel paper, assorted colours – A4 or A3.
  • Brown parcel or packing paper – several sheets or a small roll.
  • Envelopes, folders or cheap paper to carry your work without smudging.
  • Apron or an old shirt to protect clothes.
  • Newspaper to cover table.

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Time Cost Contact
Code: LLAC1195AU Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 20/09/2022 to 29/11/2022 Time: 10:30 to 12:30 Cost: £132.00 Contact: 01590 679457
Code: LLAC1195SP Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 10/01/2023 to 21/03/2023 Time: 10:30 to 12:30 Cost: £132.00 Contact: 01590 679457
Code: LLAC1195SU Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 18/04/2023 to 27/06/2023 Time: 10:30 to 12:30 Cost: £132.00 Contact: 01590 679457

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below:

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.