Appalachian Pastel Society Holds Its Next Meeting in Mills River, NC – Nov. 14, 2015

The Appalachian Pastel Society will hold its next meeting at the Grace Community Church, 495 Cardinal Road, Mills River, NC, featuring Suzy Hart, on Nov. 14, 2015, from 10am-noon. The meeting and morning demonstration is free and open to the public

Suzy Hart will demonstrate a portrait in soft pastels from the live model. The morning program is free to the public. Suzy will describe while painting, aspects of intuitive drawing, proportions, anatomy, chiaroscuro, half-tones, among elements that make a great portrait!  Beginners are welcome.


Suzy Hart paints expressive character studies, garnering awards from the Portrait Society of America, Allied Artists of America, the NC Statewide Pastel Exhibition and the Appalachian Pastel Society. A Life Member of the Art Students’ League of New York, she studied with the late Frank Mason, whose realist and romantic legacy she imparts to her students. She will be presenting a paper on Max Ginsburg at the TRAC2015 Representational Art Conference in California. The artist teaches workshops regionally as well as in her atelier near Greenville, SC. She paints and sculpts by private commission, and loves walking the artist’s path.

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