Announcing the upcoming 5 Day Pastel Challenge: Vibrant Still Life with Caitlin Heslop

It’s been a little while since our last Challenge, so we’re very pleased to announce the forthcoming 5 Day Pastel Challenge: Vibrant Still Life with Caitlin Heslop, which will be held from Mon 3rd – Fri 7th June.

Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced artist, Caitlin will challenge you to create a vibrant still life scene in soft pastel, while encouraging you to add your own interpretation to make your piece your own, through creating your own still life set up, choosing an abstract colour palette and selecting your composition.

In this video Caitlin will talk you through the upcoming still life pastel challenge. You will get an overview of what to expect over the week, a more detailed explanation of materials required and examples of Caitlin’s distinctive style which she challenges you to emulate in this pastel challenge.

When you join the challenge you’ll also get the opportunity to get 20% discount on an exclusive 16 Half Stick Soft Pastel set that Caitlin has put together specially for the challenge.

The challenge is completely free to take part, held in a dedicated Facebook Group, where you’ll be able to access the daily videos and the live Q&A sessions with Caitlin.

For more info and to sign up, go to

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