Richard Suckling – Learning How to See the Forest for the Trees (Online); Friday, August 16, 2024

Date: Friday, August 16, 2024
Time: 10:00-11:30 AM Pacific Time/1:00-2:30 PM Eastern Time/6:00-7:30 PM London Time
Medium: Pastel

In this technique takeaway we will tackle a complex woodland scene with a carpet of Bluebells. We will look at the way that we can successfully see past the mass of details and create a convincing impression of the scene in pastel. The demo will explore a working method with soft pastel that combines both painterly and linear mark making to capture the impression of detail without overworking the surface. This approach translates well when painting en plein air where we must learn to edit the scene presented to us to be able to successfully capture the motif in a shorter time.

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$40.00

Richard Suckling studied illustration at Cambridge School of Art and worked for a number of years as an illustrator in London, before heading to the beautiful West of England to pursue a new career as a painter. He works almost exclusively in soft pastels and sells his work worldwide through galleries and privately through his social media pages and website.

He enjoys teaching regular workshops, throughout the UK, as well as pastel demonstrations and workshops on-line worldwide. He was one of the faculty members for Pastel Live in 2022, as well as appearing on Art School live with Eric Rhoads, and is currently a member of the advisory board for the Pastel Today website.

As well as writing regularly for magazines extolling the virtues of this amazing medium, including The Artist Magazine in the UK, articles on Richard’s work have also appeared in Plein Air Magazine in the US, Practique Des Arts in France, Pastel World Magazine in China.

About Our Technique Takeaways: 

  • Discover techniques you can ‘take away’  from some of your favorite artists and apply to your own work. This one-and-a-half hour presentation will showcase a process that the artist incorporates in their art practice.  Instruction will be through a combination of lecture and demonstration by the artists.
  • If you are unable to attend live over Zoom, you will have access to the recording for 60 days. Technique Takeaways are non-refundable.
  • Once you’ve signed up, you will receive the link to the class page where you will find the Zoom link, class recording and other important information for this class no later than the night before the class.  (Don’t forget to check your junk folder).
  • You can also access the class on our site on your Online Classrooms page.
  • To participate live, you will need a Zoom enabled computer OR iPad/smart tablet OR smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.

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