Les Darlow Pastel workshop
Sunday, September 6 to Saturday, September 12, 2020
Join Les at Dalvaro Art Retreat in Valencia for this highly recommended 5-day pastel painting workshop. Les will show you how to become less preoccupied with extracting every detail and to become more abstract with your work. Think more about composition, light and the balance of shapes while eliminating some of the detail without losing focus on the subject. Join us on this journey which you will certainly find to be continuously creating, evolving, exciting and inspiring as you develop new skills.
Pastels & Pan Pastels in Valencia
Seven days including arrival and departure days
Reserve your place on this workshop with a €175 deposit. And save €125
Or save €200 and make a single payment of just €1445
Pastel painting artist Les Darlow,
born in Blackpool, England, where he still lives.
Although trained originally as a technical and scientific illustrator, he has now freed himself of the restraining preciseness of a photo-realistic painting and now paints expressively and creatively with feeling, passion and great energy.
Paint with a passion.
Les has a great love and passion for weather and landscapes.
Feeling for where you are.
As a result, in most of his paintings, can be seen the expression of feeling, light, movement, and energy uniquely found within the natural landscapes.
Les Darlow pastel painting, The cloud man.
For this reason and being plainly noticeable by the impressive cloud formations which he creates his atmospheric pastel paintings.
Cloudy days are great pastel painting days.
As a result of Les’ total fascination with clouds, weather, and skies he has become quite an authority, hence his reputation as a pastel artist is spreading throughout the art world, in particular within the USA.
Art class outline:
With Les Darlow, you will be shown all the essential concepts in the use of Pastels and Pan Pastels. Les will teach you all you require for your pastel paintings to considerably improve.
On this artists class course, whatever your present level, you will have a personalized teaching week and your paintings and pastel techniques will evolve significantly.
Too much detail.
Les will show you how to become less preoccupied with extracting every detail and to become more abstract with your work.
Balance and light.
Think more about composition, light and the balance of shapes while eliminating some of the detail without losing focus on the subject.
Enjoy the ride.
You will join Les on a journey that certainly is continuously creating, evolving, exciting and inspiring as you develop new pastel painting skills.
Don´t think about this for too long.
Act fast, because the special price tag goes
The offer expires March 2020.
Don’t delay book today.