Welcome to the MidAtlantic Pastel Society
"Underpainting Explorations and Show & Tell"
September 9, 2022
MAPS Members rotated between underpainting stations which included pastels and denatured alcohol, fluid acrylics, watercolor, gouache, calligraphy ink, intense ink sticks, and ArtGraf pressed pigment blocks.
Les Darlow (Member Meeting)
Pan Pastel Zoom Demo
May 13, 2022
At our first hybrid in-person/Zoom meeting, members were excited to learn more about Pan Pastels from Les Darlow in the UK, who painted two beautiful paintings for us.
Nancie King Mertz
"Perspective and Plein Air"
October 21-23, 2022
Students learned about perspective while painting in a different location in our 3-day plain air workshop with Nancie King Mertz.
Cuong Nguyen Workshop
Mar. 18-20, 2022
Students learned Cuong Nguyen's verdaccio technique for portraits with pastel pencils in a 3 day in-person workshop.