2-Day UART Workshop with Marlene Wiedenbaum: “Fall Foliage Plein-Air”
Location: Kopavi Studios at Rock Hil, High Falls, NY
Date: Tuesday, October 15 2019 – Wednesday October 16 2019
Time: Tuesday October 15th 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Wednesday October 16th 9:00 am-4:00 pm
Instructor: Marlene Wiedenbaum
Medium: Pastel (soft)
Skill level: Beginner to advanced (all levels)
Number of Workshop Days: 2
Join Master pastelist, Marlene Wiedenbaum, for a two-day plein air workshop with an emphasis on looking at the landscape, discovering composition and determining the light source.
The workshop will begin with a daily demonstration, individual attention is stressed to gain ease with the medium, tools, and the elements in the plein air experience. The workshop concludes with a group share & discussion.
DAY 1 –Kopavi Studios at Rock Hill: 43 private acres in the lower Hudson Valley with inspirational views of the famed Shawangunk Ridge, a pond, a barn, meadows, gardens & varied wildlife.
DAY 2– Sam’s Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve: located on the highest section of the Shawangunk Mountains, the area comprises approximately 5,000 acres, and is contains a rare community of pitch pine barrens. Sam’s Point is home to Lake Maratanza, one of the five Shawangunk sky lakes; ice cave crevices that you can explore; cliffs and numerous scenic vistas.
About the artist: Marlene Wiedenbaum, PSA-MP, has exhibited internationally, including the International Pastel Artists Invitational in Taipei, Taiwan and the Xian Art Museum, China. As a result, her work is among six International Master Pastelists featured in two text books commissioned by the Taiwanese government.
Wiedenbaum has been profiled and featured in Art Times and American Artist Magazine. She teaches pastel classes & plein air workshops in the Hudson Valley. An Award winning Signature Member and MASTER Pastelist of the Pastel Society of America, she is also an elected Member of the PSA Board of Govenors. An Elected Member of the Audubon Artists Org., Marlene is also an Active Member of such prestigious arts organizations as the Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, NAPPAP, NYPAP.