Fun with Florals – Demo and Pastel Workshop with Anne Strutz

FREE Demonstration 10 am to 12 noon – Doors open at 9:30 AM for coffee and sweets. Come meet Anne and watch her painting with pastels in person.

  • Date: Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
  • Time: Afternoon worshop 1 – 4 pm
  • Cost: SASi member $45 per student, Non-member $55
  • Supplies to bring: Pastels, Sanded and/or printmaking paper (12×18 or larger), Easel, Backing Board, Sketch book
  • Ages: 16 and up
  • Skill level: Beginner to Advanced (prior experience with mixing colors and basic knowledge of painting)
  • Lunch: Bring your own – or order out
  • Class Description: Come out for the day and have some fun learning techniques on how to infuse energy into your paintings! Drawing, color theory, and mark making are some of the concepts that will be touched on. In the  morning Anne will demonstrate. The afternoon will be spent experimenting with some of the techniques that were shown during the demonstration. Flowers, photographs and miscellaneous supplies will be provided for you to work with. If you have never used soft pastel before this is a fun way to introduce yourself to the medium!
  • Class info sheet: download PDF here

About the artist

Anne Strutz is an award winning artist and graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design BFA.  She has just returned from demonstrating at the 2019 International Association of Pastel Societies Convention in Albuquerque N.M.


Pastel Journal: Pastel 100 Honorable Mention March/April 2019; Pastel Journal Magazine ” High Society” article 2018; Pastel Journal Magazine “Artist to Watch” 2017; “Strokes of Genius 10” November 2018.

Professional Organizations

Anne is Past President and workshop chair of the Piedmont Pastel Society here in NC and lives in Charlotte.

See More of Anne’s work at