Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce

The Friends of the Westfield Athenaeum Offers a Hands-on Pastel Workshop for Adults with Pastelist Gregory John Maichack

The Westfield Athenaeum on 6 Elm Street, Westfield, will host award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack’s workshop ,“Pastel Paint Like Georgia O’Keeffe: The Calla Lily,” on Thursday, November 9, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This pastel painting workshop serves sheer adult beginners to advanced artists and is open to the public.

In this fun pastel painting workshop for adults, Mr. Maichack will provide insights into O’Keeffe’s life and painting methods, demonstrate how to use pastels, (as participants follow along), and coach participants as they attempt their own pastel painting in O’Keeffe’s style, with the focus on the calla lily, O’Keeffe’s namesake flower. Mr. Maichack provides all materials, including hundreds of professional grade pastels, paper and pencils.

This program is free of charge. All participants must register. Call 413-568-7833 or visit www.westath.org for more information

 

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