Pastel 101 Workshop with Pat Trapp in May

The Marlborough Arts Center at 231 North Main Street in Marlborough is very pleased to announce that Pat Trapp, one of the region’s best-known award winning artists, is offering a one day Pastel 101 Workshop for the absolute beginner, or anyone interested in using pastels. The Workshop will be on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the lower level classroom. Attendees are asked to bring their lunch, beverage, or any snacks. The cost of the full-day Workshop is $75/person.

Through demonstrations and handouts the subjects to be covered will include: pastel papers and boards, pastel sticks, pastel pencils, application, fixatives, underpainting/blending, fixing the oops!, and framing/matting. At the end of the session, time will be planned to discuss the demo and the use of oil pastels. Students are encouraged to being any supplies related to pastels. If you are planning to attend, please contact Pat directly by email at and put ”pastels” in the subject line.

The Arts Center is located in an historic building that is fully accessible and has ample parking areas. For information on any of the artistic events at the Arts Center, classes, or rentals of the beautiful Charles W. Hall Art Gallery for personal events, check their website at You may leave a message on their telephone at (860) 295-9389 and a Board Member will return your call.