Upcoming UART Workshops

Want to improve your pastel painting techniques? Want to get away for a weekend and paint with like minded fellow pastel artists? Then come and attend a UART workshop near you! Not only you will learn from some of the best pastel artists in the country, but we will guarantee you will have fun and leave the workshop with new friends and UART goodies. We like to limit the capacity of our workshops so you can get all the attention you need from the teachers, so book your space early as our workshops do sell out very quickly. 

2-Day UART Workshop with Hilarie Couture: “All About the Figure

Location: Fort Wayne, IN
Date: Friday May 19th – Saturday May 20th 2023

Join Hilarie Couture for a UART 2-day pastel workshop, where we will explore the art of creating lifelike expressive portraits and figures using pastels on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. This workshop is designed for artists of all levels, from beginners to advanced, who want to improve their skills in drawing the human form.

In this workshop, we will focus on three key elements of creating a realistic figure: structure, value and temperature. By understanding these elements and how they work together, we can create portraits and figures that look alive and dynamic. It is all about seeing shape and how light wraps around the form.

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3-Day UART Workshop with Eve Miller: “Ten Steps to Successful Pastel Landscapes”

Location: Beaufort, SC
Date: Friday May 19th – Sunday May 21st, 2023

Join Eve Miller PSA, IAPS/MC to broaden your art skills with 10 steps for successful pastel landscapes. Over 3-days, we will be working together to broaden your painting skills and empower your personal artistic style on UART Premium Sanded Pastel Paper. During the workshop, we will have live demos, one or two per day, following by plenty of painting time and individual attention at the easel. By the end of the workshop, you’ll have a better understanding of pastel painting techniques and how to create a successful painting that tells a story and evokes an emotional response in the viewer.

Come to the Lowcountry for a fun and informative learning experience and some UART goodies.

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3-Day UART Workshop with Nancie King Mertz: “Plein Air, Pastel Immersion”

Location: Rockford, IL
Date: Friday June 9th – Sunday June 11th, 2023

Join Nancie King Mertz to find your artistic inspiration at the Anderson Japanese Gardens, a botanical garden encompassing streams, waterfalls and winding pathways. This Pastel-Immersion Workshop will be an extraordinary opportunity to paint with pastels with the beauty of spring. Short demos will be offered throughout the workshop to help clarify the techniques, as needed.

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2-Day UART Workshop with Jill Stefani Wagner: “Finding Light and Inspiration in Your Photo References!”

Location: San Antonio, TX
Date: Saturday October 21st & Sunday October 22nd, 2023

In this workshop beginning to advanced students will explore ways to create unique, personal works of art based on their own reference photos. Participants will learn how to find dynamic compositions with strong focal points and push color to enhance their vision. We will step away from the confinement of exact “copying” of reference materials and move toward finding our own interpretation of a scene.

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