Maryland Pastel Society events


Nancy King Mertz 3-Day Workshop, October 5-7, 2018

Allenberry Resort, Boiling Springs, PA

The Maryland Pastel Society is sponsoring a 3-day plein air workshop with Nancie King Mertz, Friday through Sunday, October 5-7, 2018 at the newly renovated Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, PA. (See We have reserved a block of rooms at a special rate and will paint on the resort property at various sites by the scenic Yellow Breeches Creek. We may also drive to other paintable venues close by.

Nancie King Mertz is an Eminent Pastelist at IAPS and is also a .Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and Chicago Pastel Painters. Her work has been featured in the Pastel Journal and Plein Air Magazine. Nancie is an excellent and experienced instructor, generous with information and individual help. Nancie’s hand-selected sets of 80 Richeson pastels are available through Jack Richeson Co. and on Amazon. Several videos of her painting techniques are also available. (See This workshop is open to students of all levels, and priority is being given to MPS members in good standing. To enroll, please see the attached flyer.