Upcoming UART Workshops

Please be aware that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all our Spring workshops have been cancelled. We are working on rescheduling them for Fall 2020. Thank you for your understanding and we hope to see you in the Fall. Please stay safe!

Wish to learn more about specific pastel underpainting techniques on UART? Want to explore new techniques and learn from the masters? Then attend one of our UART workshops in your area! Our workshops are taught by some of the greatest pastel artists in the industry today. UART will provide free paper to each participant as well as offer special discounts from local and online participating retailers.


2-Day UART Workshop with Marcia Holmes: “Abstracts-Tools To Make It Yours!” – CANCELLED

Location: Matairie, LA
Date: Friday April 24, and Saturday April 25, 2020

Join Marcia Holmes and discover a new direction for your art and create intriguing abstract expressionist paintings using UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. Easily LOOSEN UP with under painting exercises that propel you to a new freedom in painting!

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2-Day UART Workshop with Lyn Asselta: “Exploring Underpaintings for Pastel” – CANCELLED

Location: Bath, ME
Date: Friday April 24, and Saturday April 25, 2020

This will be a fast paced, fun exploration of many underpainting techniques using several different mediums and approaches. As pastel painters, it’s important to know how an underpainting can affect the overall mood and harmony of your paintings.

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2-Day UART Workshop with Lorenzo Chavez: “Exploring Pastel Landscape Paintings on UART Sanded Paper” – CANCELLED

Location: Parker, CO
Date: Friday May 1 and Saturday May 2 2020

Join internationally known, award winning artist and member of the Plein Air Painters of America, Lorenzo Chavez, for an inspiring and insightful painting workshop focusing on new concepts for Plein air and studio painting. Learn to visualize the landscape in unique and exciting new ways while honoring traditions of the past.

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4-Day UART Workshop with Douglas Tweddale: It’s All About Water

Location: Long Beach Township, NJ
Date: Thursday September 10 – Sunday September 13 2020

Long Beach Island is surrounded by water in many of its most beautiful states – marshes, surf, inlets and salt flats. Often many artists avoid painting moving water because it can be intimidating. Indeed, painting moving water can be a challenge, yet there are some very effective practices to achieve loose and flowing water in your paintings.

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