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Getting the 'Glow' with Laura Pollak

The Central Pennsylvania Pastel Society is pleased to announce
a One Day Online Workshop with Master Circle Pastelist Laura Pollak.
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Holding the Light

DATE: Sunday, Feb 5th 2023
TIME: 11 AM Eastern to 6 PM with 1 hour lunch

Laura will show how she uses value and color to obtain an inner glow to her abstract paintings. As she demonstrates these concepts with her organic abstract compositions she will also narrate how to achieve the feel of having a ‘light bulb’ planted inside the

She will also discuss design principles, mark making and how to use edges to direct the viewer to the focal point and stay on the painting. Laura will show how utilizing the basic foundational concepts can help you achieve a successful and vibrant painting.


As an added feature, Laura will show how she uses Apps to work out compositional challenges, color questions and experiment with new and unusual techniques.


All will be recorded for review on YouTube.


We recommend registering for the workshop online by using the form below. For mail in registrations, email the workshop coordinator, Jill Foster, at to notify her that you are sending in your registration for the workshop. Send check and registration form to:

Jill Foster

151 Sunset Avenue

Pleasant Gap, PA 16823

Fill out the form below to register online or click here to download the mail in registration form

If you have a Zelle account, you can pay for the workshop online. Submit the enrollment form below, being sure to include the email address associated with your Zelle account. We will send a payment request via Zelle for $150.00. When your fee is received, you will receive a confirmation and a supply list for the workshop.

Is the email associated with your Zelle account the same as the email above?

Cancellation: The Central PA Pastel Society reserves the right to cancel when circumstances make it impossible for the workshop to be conducted due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen emergencies. In such events, registered students will be notified and all fees will be returned. If a registrant has to cancel and the workshop can be filled from the waiting list, the registrant will receive a full refund. If the workshop cannot be filled, the registrant will forfeit the full fee.

Thanks for registering! We'll contact you soon.

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