Sunday, 30 September 2012

KwaZulu Natal October Workshop

Charcoal by Fransie Pretorius

BAASA  KZN  OCTOBER 2012 WORKSHOP
PRESENTER:  FRANSIE PRETORIUS
SUBJECT:  CHARCOAL  and  PASTEL WORKSHOP

DATE:   Saturday  20th October 2012
TIME:   09H00 - 12H00
VENUE:  Discovery Room, Durban Botanic Gardens

LIST OF MATERIALS:

CHARCOAL:
  • box of charcoal sticks (soft) & charcoal pencils in medium & soft.
  • black charcoal & conte
  • plastic & putty eraser
  • Fixative-Ashrad or Winsor Newton Fixative
  • Good quality etching paper or other paper with a matte finish with some "bite" eg Matte brown paper or pastel paper
  • unprinted newsprint (for practicing)
  • tortillons (blending tools)
  • tissue paper/blank newsprint (for protecting work)
  • apron/old clothes
  • drawing board
  • plant materials
CHALK PASTELS: (OPTIONAL)

  • basic set of pastels  - good quality pastels :-  Faber Castell, Rembrandt, Winsor & Newton, Holbein etc.  Maries makes a set of 48- box A- bright colors & box B - earthy colors
  • pastel paper, etching paper, watercolor paper or "dressmakers" brown paper (190 grams or more)
ARTIST'S  PROFILE:  Fransie  Pretorius is a well known artist and art tutor and is excellent with charcoal and pastel.

Bookings:  Contact  Lynne Griffin on 083 630 5351




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