Stephanie Birdsall 
Workshop Instructor

Stephanie Birdsall is a “Putney Painter”, founded by Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik, painting with them for the last 10 years. She is a Master Pastelist with PSA and IAPS. She received more than 50 awards, has been featured in numerous publications, and on PBS.

She has taken her love for Plein Air into the studio and paints florals and organic still lifes, always from life being colonization of her natural light, primarily north. Along with three DVDs, she has become an international sought-after workshop teacher. Her workshops concentrate on color / light, composition, and brush strokes.

APS Workshops


to the Austin Pastel Society...whether you have an interest in learning more about the medium of pastel or you're an active pastel artist, we hope you will join us for monthly programs, juried & non-juried exhibitions and special events! ​

APS 2018 Workshop

March 2-5

APS 2017 Annual Workshop March 4 -5 ​​

Margaret Dyer gave a workshop on her technique for figures in pastel.