PASA - Pastel Artists of South Australia

Blog posts September 2016

Catherine Hamilton Workshop

Catherine Hamilton, a Melbourne artist, carefully spreads black printing ink over a piece of perspex with a rubber roller, then picks out the outline of her picture, adding texture by removing all or part of the ink.  She then places a dampened piece of smooth paper over the perspex and firmly rolli…

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It's ON!

PASA's exhibition of pastel art at Chapel Hill Winery in the McLaren Vale is now showing.  Enjoy a glass of excellent wine while viewing excellent art.


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Pastel Techniques

The demonstration at this month's meeting at Cooinda was presented by Roe Gartelmann.  Even experts have unintended consequences.  The first attempt clearly demonstrated the need for the right paper as the watercolour under-painting simply soaked into the white paper.  Undaunted, Roe started again w…

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