Maryland Pastel Society events


Richard Mckinley 4-day Pastel Landscape Workshop (SOLD OUT - WAITING LIST AVAILABLE)

Richard Mckinley 4-day Pastel Landscape Workshop SOLD OUT - WAITING LIST AVAILABLE
A 4-day plein air pastel landscape workshop with Richard McKinley is scheduled for September 28-October 1, 2009. It will take place in Leesburg, VA., an area with many interesting and varied, paintable views.

Richard McKinley's style and facility with painting the elusive qualities of light in nature will be suited to this location. His simplified shapes and subtle shifts of color, texture, and light give his impressionistic and expressive paintings a unique delicacy.

Richard McKinley, is an excellent workshop instructor for students at all levels. Generous with information and guidance, he provides students with a great deal of individual attention. Richard, is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America and many other pastel societies and art organizations. He has won numerous awards in national and international exhibitions and his work has been included in quite a few publications, including the Pastel Journal, for which he has written numerous feature articles.

Richard McKinley workshop fee:  $400.  Accommodations and meals are additional.  This workshop is exclusive to MPS members in good standing, and is open to students of all levels - beginners through advanced.  Priority is being given to members who did not attend his MPS 2007 workshop.  You must download the pdf file at the bottom of this web page to view and print the registration form. To enroll, please send the completed registration form, along with a deposit of $100 to:

   Joyce Lister
   12246 Roundwood Rd., Unit 204
   Timonium, MD  21093

Make check or money order payable to: Maryland Pastel Society.
Class size is limited to 18 and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, according to the receipt, by mail, of your enrollment form and $100 deposit.   A confirmation letter will be sent right away.   The supply list, lodging suggestions and other information will be sent at a later date.  The remaining balance will be due by August 15, 2009.  Any questions, please contact Joyce by email (, phone (410-561-2494), or regular mail at the above address.