What’s New in 2018

and save the Dates

We are a very friendly and inclusive Society and welcome new Members. If you would like to join us at one of your Monthly Meetings and see some of the amazing talent of our Artists and Demonstrators, please go to our PSVA Program for 2018

For more information on how to join The Pastel Society of Victoria, Australia (PSVA), go to our Membership page

Art in Action

Enjoy a day full of exciting art techniques and information with old friends and new. A pop-up shop of art supplies is also part of the fun. Our Demonstrators for our 2018 event are Lorraine Wigraft and Catherine Hamilton.

Click images below to view and download further details about each workshop, including booking details

Above is an example of Catherine Hamilton’s latest portrait which is typical of the way she is working currently and shows the style/process that will be demonstrated at Art In Action

Upcoming Workshops & Expositions

Amanda McLean     June 30 & July 1  –  Pastel Painting

Amanda McLean is a nationally renowned Pastel Artist who has been painting with the medium for over 30 years and teaching for over 25. She has a passion for the Australian landscape and coastline in its varying forms and is recognised for her sensitive interpretations, especially her rendering of clouds, skies and water. Her painting are often hailed for their sensitivity and ‘sense of place’. A popular tutor, her teaching style is positive, empathetic and she is generous in sharing her knowledge. Amanda has taught both nationally and internationally. For more information visit her website at www.amandamclean.net


Pastel Exposition 2018     September 13-16  at the Caloundra Events Centre, Sunshine Coast, QLD

Australia’s first pastel convention, the ‘Pastel Expo 2018’ is underway. A fun-filled 4 day Expo including pastel workshops, demonstrations, lectures, trade stalls, paint-outs, plein air sessions, Master Pastellist exhibition and so much more. For more information go to the Australian Pastel Expo website