Pastel Portrait Demo with Gabrielle Moxey

  Gabrielle creates portraits in pastels which are completely different to what you usually see.  She uses dynamic mark making, and builds up layer upon layer of colour to create a dense yet  animated surface. Gabrielle began by talking about the supports she uses.  She uses paper primed with pastel primer.  Schmincke pastel primer comes in a bottle and it …

Katharine Hattam Demo – Gouache and Fred Williams

Last Thursday we were lucky enough to have total legend Katharine Hattam demonstrate some of her massive range of techniques with gouache. Like all the artists Chapman and Bailey hosts for our free Thursday demos, Katharine was incredibly generous, sharing techniques that she has developed over years of experimentation within her own practice Katharine started by showing a few things …