Ludington Area Center for the Arts
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Pastels Fall Foliage workshop w/ Marie Marfia

Marie Marfia’s ‘Pastels, Fall Foliage’ workshop will be held at the Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA) on Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6-8 p.m. Registration is $40 for LACA members or $45 for non-members and includes all supplies. Register online at or by calling 231-845-2787.

Students will explore using soft pastels on a textured surface to create a brilliant fall color painting. Students may bring a photo reference or paint along with Marfia using one of her photos. Students may bring materials to use or may choose from a selection of provided materials.

Marfia is an artist who likes painting skeletons, portraits, and landscapes. She works in soft pastels as well as other mediums. After receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Kendall College of Art & Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Marfia worked for the next 30 years as a graphic designer. In 2011, she discovered pastels and promptly fell in love with the medium. Now she paints nearly every day. Learn more about Marfia and her artwork at

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