Take Your Paintings to The Next Level
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced
October 3 & 4, 2019 2 Session (Thursday & Friday)
10:30 am-4:30 pm
Instructor: Nancy Nowak
Class Fee: $250.00 non-members
$225.00 BRMAA members
You don’t want to miss this class! This workshop will cover in depth the foundations and techniques of pastel and oil painting. The Instructor will cover in depth studies of composition, value studies, how to select and work from a reference photo. The student will learn different methods and techniques of underpainting and step by step painting instruction with insights to painting pitfalls and how to avoid them. With this class, the student will learn what makes a successful painting. All artistic levels are welcome! There is a supply list offered upon registering for this class. There will be a short break for lunch. Students are welcome to bring their lunch.
Call (706) 632-2144 for questions regarding this course and registration. Payment is required to register for BRMAA courses. You may pay via PayPal above, over the phone, or visit The Art Center located at 420 West Main Street, Blue Ridge, GA 30513 to pay in person. The Programming Coordinator is in the office from 10 am - 6pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Nancy Feinman Nowak earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Cleveland Institute of Art in 1981, where her main interests were Enameling and Oil painting. After owning both a calligraphy and printing business, she rededicated herself to her art. Striving to evoke an emotional response and awareness to the everyday beauty that surrounds us, Nancy paints in the representational style with an impressionist flair. Nancy offers workshops and classes in pastel, focusing on landscapes.
She is a Master Circle member of the International Association of Pastel Societies, a Signature Member of Pastel Society of America, a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, and a Member of Excellence in the Southeastern Pastel Society. Nancy serves on the Board of The International Society of Pastel Societies. Originally from New Jersey, Nancy now resides in the Atlanta, GA area with her husband Don and dog Beaux. When not painting or working, you can often find her at the golf course or curled up reading a good book
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
2019 Plein Air Magazine- March issue Making an Impression 6 pg. spread
2019 IAPS 5th Juried Master Circle Exhibition
2018 Southwest Art Magazine- December issue “Artist to Watch”
2018 IAPS 29th Juried Exhibition
2018 American Impressionist Society -19th Annual National Juried Exhibition
Excellence in Pastel Award
2018 Pastel Society of America – Enduring Brilliance Exhibition
2018 Pastel Journal Top 100 Ruth Richeson Gold Award -3rd Place overall
2018 Pastel En Perigord Exhibition, France – Awarded “Prix Pour la Technique ”
2018 Pastel Society of America Enduring Brilliance International Exhibition
2018 Southeastern Pastel Society International Exhibition – Honorable Mention