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2018 Workshop Schedule

  • March 24th: Piedmont Pastel Society   1-day demo/workshop
  • April 7 and 8: UART Sponsored 2-day workshop held in Nancy’s Home Studio. Use this link to sign up:
  • June 30 – July 7 2018:  Workshop in Croatia! Join me in the beautiful resort town in Istria, Croatia for a week-long workshop and get-away next summer! 28-29       
  • July 28-29 – Cumming, GA – Sawnee Assoc. of the Arts 2 Day workshop – Contact An Aspen:
  • August 7-8: 2 -day workshop in Lake Toxaway, North Carolina – contact Bette Coningsby- 954-771-1666.                                 
  • Oct. 6-7 – Plein Air Simplified- Cumming, GA – Sawnee Assoc. of the Arts 2 Day workshop – Contact An Aspen:
  • Nov. 3-4 Sensational Starts For Fabulous Finishes – 2 instructors! Nancy Nowak and Karen Margulis- taught in Nancy’s home studio in Suwanee, GA – 2 Day workshop – Contact Karen Margulis ( or Nancy Nowak (

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Taking your Painting to the Next Level

This workshop will cover in depth the foundations and techniques of pastel painting.  Workshop details…



Structures in the Landscape

Buildings and structures in the landscape add interest, variety, and help tell a story. Nancy shares how to compose, simplify, and seamlessly incorporate structures using underpainting techniques, abstract shapes, shadow and light patterns, texture, and perspective, to enhance your landscape paintings.  Workshop details…



Plein Air simplified

Learn many of the tips and techniques of composing and designing your painting on location.  Workshop details…

13 thoughts on “Workshops and Classes

  1. I just sent you an email that I would like to join your class on the 28th. Please let me know what is my next step..


  2. Interested in knowing when your next workshop is scheduled.

  3. Inquiring on your Aug 29-30 workshop. Where is your home workshop, as I couldn’t find specifics on your website. Many thanks. Also, hope to see your demonstration in Mills River on Saturday.

  4. Hi. I’m interested in your Ungreen workshop. Barbara Jaenicke gave me your name when she moved. I’ve taken from Barbara and Karen Margullis. I’m always looking around for a class to take in pastels. I checked and this class is not listed yet at Roswell Art Alliance. Just keep me on your email list.

    Janet Deal

  5. I am very interested in taking a class from you. Please send me information on Taking Pastels to the Next Level in June and Plein Air Workshop in September. Thank you!

  6. Will you be teaching any fall workshops in the Atlanta area in the Fall of 2016.

  7. Just found your site and I’m anxious to see your classes for 2017. Hoping I can learn from you in person.

  8. Hi,
    I like your concept of painting as relationships. I wonder if you are conducting any workshops inthe Philadelphia area, or if you are planning to any time soon.
    TH k you!!!
    Karina suero

  9. Hi Nancy, I was wondering if you like specific
    Pastels , that You use ,during the demo
    Process . Would you suggest any for your up coming workshop in Ponte Vedra.
    Thanks Kim

  10. I am excited about your Workshop this month with First Coast. Please advise if you have room for a beginner who would like to start in Plein Air.
    I look forward to hearing from you.

    Many thanks……..Nancy

  11. Hi Nancy,
    I’m interested in any workshops in the Atlanta area for 2018. Thank you!

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