August 2020 National Artist Workshop: 
Karen Margulis PSA IAPS-MC
Learn more and register here


Box 246

Lemont, PA 16851

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October 18, 2019

Sunday, November 10, 2019
2 p.m.-5 p.m. 
(Immediately after the meeting at the Best Western for members' convenience)

Using Color Contrasts to Create Form, Depth, Light and Atmosphere
How to Get the Color You Want!
Instructor: Marianne Fyda 

$25 for a 3 hour session

Minimum of six registrants needed by the end of October
or workshop will be cancelled. 
Workshop will be capped at 12, so register early if you are interested.

An instructor's materials list will be sent upon receipt of your fee.

Click Here for Registration Form

Contact Person:  Jill...

August 26, 2019

Aug 14, 15, & 16, 2020

Free demo open to the public the evening of Aug 13.

Precise location TBD

Limit of 20 students

$425 for three days of instruction


With Karen Margulis PSA IAPS-MC

Explore the wonderful world of Plein air painting in this three day workshop. Karen will share tips and techniques that will help you have successful and fun Plein air outings with pastels. There will be plenty of demos, exercises and help at your easel. We will begin the workshop with a studio session to give us a great start and then spend the next two...

July 31, 2019

Given that some participants are coming from out of town and may not be familiar with the area, here is an overview of eateries where you can grab a quick lunch or salad. Those without GPS devices may wish to print out the maps provided.

March 13, 2019

“Loosen Up and Expand”

Free Public Demo:

When: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Where: Foxdale Meeting room, Foxdale Village, 500 East Marylyn Avenue, State College 16801 (when you enter in the main doors on the ground floor you need to go up two levels to the second floor)

Price: Free


When: Wednesday, August 14 - Friday, August 16, 2019

Where: Harris Township Community Center, 130 S. Academy St., Boalsburg, PA

Price: $425 for three days of instruction.

HIP HIP HOORAY! We reached our maximum capacity of 18 students. As we all know, plans i...

November 28, 2018

Date: Two-Day Workshop- Friday, Feb. 1, and Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

Time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Art Alliance of Central PA, Lemont, PA

Class Fee: Two-Days: $170, or option for One-Day at a lower price.

Materials Fee: $15

Instructor contacts: Susan Nicholas Gephart, Cell: 814-360-2116, Email:

Instructor Website: www.SNicholasArt,com

Join nationally recognized painter, Susan Nicholas Gephart in a two-day pastel workshop to discover the fun and immediate gratification of this color rich medium. The morning sessi...

September 29, 2018

“Loosen Up and Expand”

Free Public Demo: Tuesday evening August 13, 2019

Workshop: Wednesday, August 14 - Friday, August 16, 2019

Location: Harris Township Community Center, 130 S. Academy St., Boalsburg, PA

Price: $425 for three days of instruction.

This workshop is an exploration of pastel painting structured to inspire and help you gain skills and confidence FAST! Marla’s workshop is open for a variety of painting subjects; you don’t have to be a landscape painter! Designed for the professional painter who wants to break away from old habits as well a...

August 29, 2018

Thursday September 20th, 7 pm

Come one, come all to the free demonstration by nationally recognized landscape artist Lisa Mitchell. This is your chance to view Lisa at work in the remarkable setting of Rhoneymeade Arboreteum and Sculpture Garden.

 After the Rain, Pastel, 10x20, Sold

June 4, 2018

Your workshop team is filling in the details for a pair of back to back workshops held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Pastel Artists League. Together we will host Marla Baggetta as she leads her “Loosen Up” workshop in State College and the following week her “Color Confidence” workshop in Pittsburgh.  You will have the option of registering for either or both of the workshops. If you’d like to save money on lodging expenses we may be able to arrange for you so stay with a Pittsburgh Pastel member. Similarly, we hope that a few of you might offe...

September 30, 2017

About the Workshop

Instructor: Lisa Mitchell

Location: Rhoneymeade Sculpture Garden and Arboretum

Dates: September 21-23, 2018

Course Description: When beginning a pastel painting, one of the questions to be answered is, “What color and value lies underneath?” This is an important step in pastel painting the landscape that should be thoughtfully considered. Learning to develop a progression from the under-painting to layering one color over another—while considering the amount of pressure of a stick of pigment—is essential to discovering the true beauty...

April 12, 2017

Three-Day Workshop

August 1st, 2nd, 3rd 2017

9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Windmere Hall

454 Rolling Ridge Dr

State College, PA 16801

W. Truman Hosner

Master Pastelist: PSA, IAPS, PSEC, PSWC

"I will teach concepts (taught to me and proven over the years in my own work) about the effects of light unique to nature. In addition, I will begin with Frank Reilly's (Art Student's League) 6-line system of connectivity in drawing the figure. . . an abbreviated system that helps to deal with changing light and movement and results in an organic feel to drawing/...

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