The Piedmont Pastel Society is sponsoring a three day Landscape Workshop with Maggie Price. The workshop is open to beginners and experienced artists. In the workshop, you will learn how to master the techniques of this vibrant and versatile medium and watch inspiring step- by- step demonstrations from Maggie’s easel. If you are interested in attending the workshop, please contact Karen Mello at 704-365-7858.
- November 10, 11, and 12
- 9-4 daily
- Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC
- $400 for PPS members, $420 for Non-members (includes PPS membership)
Learn how to:
- Create depth and movement with color
- Paint using a range of strokes
- Blend colors to create luminous skies and reflections in water
- How to under-paint with Turpenoid to achieve a bold and strong composition
- How to loosen up
- How to avoid the perils of photographic reference
- How to select the right materials
- Maggie will share any new and innovative techniques that she has most recently discovered
Location: Artspace Studios 214 and 215 at 201 East Davie Street in Raleigh, NC
Date: Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th from 10am to 5pm
Cost: $185.00, Fee may be paid by mailing check or requesting PayPal invoice for Credit Card.
This color mixing class will give you confidence to create beautiful skin tones for future portrait and figure work. Study includes general ethnicities and distinctive color families. Each chart will contain color formulas for: skin in shadow, local color, and in light; hair in shadow, light, and highlight; lips.
Oil / Acrylic / Pastel colors will be forwarded as you sign up. Chart paper will be supplied at the class.
A palette knife will be needed – some will be available for use. Please bring a sharpie, ruler, sketch book for notes, and drawing pencil.
Space for six students in the studio.
Contact Luana Luconi Winner if you have additional questions at 919.834.2447
Here are some photos from the workshop with Luana Luconi Winner at the High Point Theater Art Galleries on Saturday, July 12. We had 12 participants and they all seemed to have a great experience.
The Sierra Pastel Society is proud to present its 7th International Art Exhibition, “Pastels on High,” October 5 to October 25, 2008 in El Dorado Hills, California. The judge and juror is Urania Christy Tarbet, a local and internationally recognized artist (and founder of the International Association of Pastel Artists, IAPS).
Best of show award is $1000 cash and total awards are now over $6000 in cash, merchandise, and nationally recognized artists’ workshop opportunities. Download a copy of the prospectus.
The deadline for slides or digital images is August 1st. Any questions, don’t hesitate to contact: Susan Levitsky.
Please notice that we are offering a 3-day plein air workshop by award-winning pastel artist Colleen K. Howe in conjunction with our Gala Awards Reception (on Saturday evening, October 11th), from October 9th through the 11th.
Kiefaber Studio of Fine Arts presents a Plein-Air Workshop in Pastels and Oils
Date: June 13, 14 and 15, 2008
Time: 9am to 4pm each day
Cost: $70.00 per day or $210.00 for all three days
Registration Deadline: June 10
Contact: Anne Kiefaber at 336-292-2010 or email email@example.com
Location: Battleground and Tannenbaum Parks, NC
Please download this PDF for more details and information.
May 31 and June 1
Drawing: The Foundation
10 am—5 pm, Saturday and Sunday
Learn the foundations of drawing. Work from a life drawing model in several different drawing techniques and tools. Instructor will supply all materials for this workshop. Course # 70795 is $160 at Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh, NC. For sign up call 919.420.2329.
June 7 and 8
10am—5 pm, Saturday and Sunday
This is the course that will have you painting people the easy way! Subject specific class, open media, all levels. Artists may bring in any media to work from live models Course # 70796 $220 at Sertoma Art Center, Raleigh, NC. For sign up call 919.420.2329.
Pastelist Jack Pardue will conducting a plein air workshop in Murfreesboro, North Carolina from May 5-9, 2008.
Murfreesboro is a beautiful little river town located between Roanoke Rapids, NC and Elizabeth City, NC and is home to a lovely historic district offering many wonderful places for plein air painting. The cost of the workshop is $400.00 but Jack has agreed to offer a 10% discount to any member of the Pastel Society of NC.
The Appalachian Pastel Society presents a Pastel Workshop in Hendersonville, NC
The Figure in Pastel by Margaret Dyer on October 4, 5, 6, 2008.
Cost: $300 due by September 15, 2008. $100 deposit will reserve your place and only 18 applicants will be accepted.
Full refunds minus $25 for cancellations before Sept 15. No refund after Sept. 15 unless workshop is filled.