Pastels with Lizzie Connor

Soft Pastels in the Vines

Beginner to intermediate
Estimated material cost: $60*

About the workshop

Discover (or rediscover) your love for pastels with this landscape focused workshop.

Structured for those wanting to further develop their skills and confidence in pastels, this workshop is designed to be relaxed, informative and fun!

You will be guided through a variety of pastel exercises via step by step demonstrations, detailed explanations, group discussion and personalised individual help.

Your weekend will feature an exploration of different pastel applications, papers and techniques which will leave you with a number of completed pastel artworks.

This workshop will draw on the beautiful vineyard surroundings to create complete pieces featuring both larger panoramic views and close ups of relevant and interesting subject matter.


About Lizzie

Originally from Sorrento in Victoria, Lizzie has been a professional artist and tutor for over 25 years and is now based at the Sunshine Coast.

With over 20 exhibitions under her belt and around 40 awards to her name for a variety of artistic mediums, it’s no surprise that Lizzie is a sought after teacher, having taught workshops throughout Australia and the South Pacific.

Lizzie holds a Bachelor of Art (Fine Arts) (Curtin University, WA) and is a qualified trainer and assessor. She regularly teaches at the Brisbane Institute of Art as well as from her home studio.

While her works cover an assortment of topics and subjects, Lizzie’s heart lies in maritime art and she is a current member of the Australian Society of Marine Artists.