Aspiring pastel artists in the area are being offered a chance to develop their skills and learn the techniques required to create realistic portraits.
Pastel artist Sue Doherty, who lives near Thornton, is holding a six-week course at Allerthorpe Village Hall on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-9pm.
The course starts on 4 November and costs £30 and you can enrol until 30 October. It is aimed at artistic improvers and confident beginners and incorporates demonstrations and practical exercises to ensure that learners get lots of opportunities to practice their new pastel painting skills.
For more information and to reserve your place contact Sue via Facebook at Pets in Pastels or email firstname.lastname@example.org.