2021 Workshops

The Pastel Society of Victoria, Australia conducts regular Workshops throughout the year.

Our demonstrators & tutors are international, interstate and local artists who are experts in their chosen medium. Workshops usually run over 1, 2 or 3 days and are a wonderful way to improve your skills and well worth the investment of your time.

Venue for Workshops

Workshops are held at a number of locations around Melbourne including

Manningham Art Studios, Level 2, Manningham City Square, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster, Currawong Bush Park, Warrandyte  &  Alvie Hall, 314 High Street Road (corner of Alvie Street and High Street Road), Mt Waverley & Moorleigh Community Village at East Bentleigh


See the Booking Form or Flyer for each Workshop for location details or to enquire about places available for Workshops, go to the individual Workshop Booking Form/Information Flyer for contact information for the convenor

Ben Winspear & Walter Magilton demonstrating

Waterscapes in Pastel

with Lyn Mellady

17-18 April 2020   9:30am – 4:00pm

Moorleigh Community Village, Room 81 – Bob Flavell Wing, 92 Bignell Road, East Bentleigh VIC 3165

Lyn is a long-time member & Signature member of the PSVA and is one of our country’s top tutors. She has won many prizes, the latest being Best Pastel at the Mornington Rotary Art Exhibition in January 2021.

The first day of the Workshop will be creating a seascape and the second day, a freshwater scene with river or lake. It will be a fun day and very informative.

For further details and how to book, please click on the Booking Form button below.

Visit Lyn’s website is at https://lynmellady.com.au/bio.html

Lyn Mellady Workshop Booking Form

The Theory of Colour Mixing

with Ben Winspear

14-15 August 2021

Ben is a multi-award winning artist who won the AME Bale Travelling Scholarship and the Victorian Artists’ Society  ‘Artist of the Year’ in 2016. He utilises traditional methods and advocates the use of quality artist materials.

Over 2 days, Ben will lead you through a comprehensive understanding of the colour wheel and how colour works. You will learn how to mix the neutrals and lots more, all through a combination of theory and practical exercises in paint.

This workshop will benefit pastellists and painters of any medium. You will leave the workshop with a thorough understanding of how colours work and be much more confident using colour in your own work. Further details and how to book into the workshop are in the Booking Form – access by clicking the button below.

More information about Ben can be found on his website is at https://benwinspearart.com.au/biography/

Ben Winspear Workshop Booking Form