Level up your
Pastelling Skills.

Are you looking for ways to improve your pastel work?

Learn and grow with the world's best Pastel Artists

Each month you’ll get brand new tuition from a selection of our Associate Artists.

Learn how to select the most appropriate pastel paper for your style and application.

Learn how to blend the smoothest backgrounds without overloading the paper.

Learn about materials and equipment, and how to set up your studio like a pro!

What will you find at the Pastel Academy?

Unison Colour works with over 70 Associate Artists from around the world – each with their own styles and areas of expertise.  That means we’re in a unique position to offer you such a broad range of soft pastel tuition.

We’ve seen how much you’ve learned in our 5 Day Challenges – so we thought we could go one better and provide you with brand new online workshops and training content every month.

Each month we’ll have a hand picked selection of brand new and exclusive online trainings, workshops, PDF guides and live Q&A’s.

We’ll make sure there’s a range of tuition materials to suit all experience levels – from absolute pastel beginners to professional artists. There’s bound to be something for everyone every month.

We’ve also set up a new members-only Pastel Academy Facebook group – where we can all discuss what we’ve learned, get access to the artist tutors and share our experiences.

Recent courses...

Included with Membership

Cottage In Snow with Steve Hall

Steve guides you through creating his snow scene from a photograph of a cottage, without the snow!

Included with Membership

Snow Shadows with Fiona Carvell

Fiona teaches you how to work quickly, resulting in more lively and expressive mark making, with 46 minutes of video tuition.

Included with Membership

Cat’s Eyes with Tricia Findlay

Tricia guides you through painting a cat's eyes in a realistic style, with 80 minutes of video tuition.

Included with Membership

Puffin Tutorial with Su Melville

Join Su as she guides you through painting Puffins with over 1 hour 40 mins of video tutorial.

Included with Membership
Landscape painting by Julie Skoda

Limited Palette Landscape with Julie Skoda

Follow along with Julie Skoda as she creates a landscape using limited colours.

Included with Membership
Abstract Still Life by Caitlin Heslop.

Drawing From Nature with an Abstract Colour Palette with Caitlin Heslop

Join Caitlin as she guides you through 15 minutes of video to produce a unique still life abstract.

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More courses added every month...

Frequently asked questions...

How do I access courses at Pastel Academy?

Access to Pastel Academy courses is by subscription.

How much does it cost?

Monthly Plan

You can subscribe to Pastel Academy for just £19.99 every month. There’s absolutely no ties-ins and you can cancel your subscription at any time.

Yearly Plan

You can choose to pay annually for £199, saving on 2 months.

But we have a fantastic trial offer for you – we’re giving you the chance to try our new Pastel Academy for a month for only £1 – available on either plan.

What does a subscription get me?

Paid up members get unrestricted access to all the courses here on the Pastel Academy website.

What happens if I cancel my subscription?

You can choose not to renew your monthly subscription, and upon expiry you will lose access to all courses, and miss out on any future courses.

I have other questions!

No problem. Drop us an email at [email protected] and we’ll be sure to help you out.

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