Workshops in both Drawing and Pastel Painting.
Fiona is a professionally qualified teacher, with over 14 years experience of teaching in both Further Education and within local communities.

“…thank you Fiona. You brought out the best in us.  I've really enjoyed today and learnt such a lot. You put every technique across so simply . I look forward to being in your class again.”
Christine, Gallery 45 Workshop

"Many thanks for the workshops - we all enjoyed them! We were inspired and motivated. "
Kathleen, Blackhill Art Group, Consett.

Contact Fiona to arrange a workshop with your Art group or within your organisation.
See LINKS section for direct links to websites of workshop hosts.

Friday 3rd - Personal Pastel Inspirations
The Hearth, Horsely, Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE15 0NT
Bring along your own reference pictures to create your own personal pastel seascape or landscape.
Fiona will work with you to advise and guide upon composition and pastel techniques
to create your own unique artwork. Suitable for those with some previous experience
as well as those new to the medium, with demonstration and guidance.
Materials are provided, but do feel free to bring along your own too if you wish.
Due to the nature of this workshop, places will be limited to 8.
£55 inc all materials.

Saturday 11th - Friday 17th MAY
Colours of France Pastel Workshop Holiday
Sweet Nothings Art Retreat, Charente, France.
A week of fabulous relaxation, yoga, creativity and pastel painting
with Unison Colour Associate Artist, Fiona Carvell and Yoga teacher, Caron Lindley.
Sweet Nothings is a real treat. Places very limited!
Booking and more information with

Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd - 2 Day Wet & Dry Pastel Workshop
Allanbanks Arts.
Allanbank Courtyard, Allanton, Berwickshire.
TD11 3PY
Introducing brushwork and more expressive techniques to pastel.
Working inside and outside the studio developing personal responses to the environment,
including sketching and experimental work.
Places limited to 8.
Booking 07899 903429/

Sunday 23rd June - Wet & Dry Pastel Landscapes & Seascapes.
GALLERY 45, Felton, Northumberland.
NE65 9PP

Introducing brushwork to pastel landscapes and seascapes with demonstration and guidance.
Bring along your own photographic reference material to create personal pieces.
Booking is with the gallery -

Saturday 5th - Deeper Drawing
The Hearth, Horsely, Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE15 0NT
This workshop is designed to both develop a better understanding of the drawing process
and encourage experimentation with a range of drawing based materials.
We will travel from the basics of drawing to the experimental.
Using Still Life and drawing exercises in pencil, charcoal and graphite,
with demonstration and guidance in using line, and in creating shade and tone.
Explore experimental mark making and develop your own personal, more expressive drawings.
Suitable for all levels of experience.
£55 inc all materials.

Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October - Autumn Glory in Wet & Dry Pastel
The Hearth, Horsely, Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE15 0NT
Celebrate and express this most beautiful of seasons in a 2 day pastel workshop which combines both wet and dry pastel techniques with brushwork to create your own Autumn landscapes and/or Still Life pieces.
Suitable for all levels of experience, with demonstration and guidance, this workshop includes the use of Unison Colour soft pastels on a variety of surfaces.
£110 for 2 days inc all materials.

Saturday 2nd - Pastel Seascapes and Skies
The Hearth, Horsely, Newcastle Upon Tyne. NE15 0NT
Exploring the endless and beautiful relationship between sea and sky
with fabulous Unison Pastels. With demonstration and guidance,
suitable for all levels of experience.
£55 inc all materials.


Seashouses, Northumberland.
Sunday April 19th - Friday April 24th, 2020.
Details and booking

For further details or questions relating to workshops please contact Fiona via the 'Contact' section on the website.

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