Charcoal Drawing Demonstration

Thursday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Are you an artist? Are you NOT an artist? Are you interested in learning about charcoal as a medium? Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at using charcoal and a Q&A by Nicole Troup. Nicole will create a demo portrait drawing for approximately 1 1/2 hours. She will discuss her materials and will be explaining her process step by step to create a black and white portrait in charcoal and pan pastel. Viewers can ask questions throughout the demonstration.

Free for Museum Members, $5 for the general public. Please register below. Museum Members, please RSVP to

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About Nicole Troup:

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Artist Nicole Troup resides in Greencastle, PA.  She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pennsylvania College of Art and Design in Lancaster and is currently working as a commissioned portrait artist for private and official commissions. Some of her clients include WWE wrestler Titus O’Neil, doctors, local clients and CEOs. She has also painted former Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Corbett.

Outside her commissioned work she collaborates with public figures and celebrities for specific painting projects. These celebrities include: actors Michael Shannon and Alan Cumming, actresses Erica Ash and Madeline Carroll, Machine Gun Preacher, WWE superstar Titus O’Neill, models and others. The collaborations include an initial contact with the person to create a painted portrait of them through the sharing of ideas and photo references that evolve into a finished product. The painting and limited edition prints are sometimes autographed by the celebrity and are then offered for sale to their fans and supporters.

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