California Central Coast Pastel Society (3CPS)
We want to welcome you to our California Central Coast Pastel Society (3CPS) website! Here you will find lots of information about our organization, its members, the latest pastel news and events. We hope you enjoy your visit, and come back often to stay informed. Feel free to contact us about anything related to soft pastel art. More in depth information about all 3CPS activities is available in the current 3CPS Newsletter. The Shows and Events Page contains a list of upcoming shows, events and requirements. Thanks for visiting!
From the President’s easel……Fall 2021
3CPS is grateful for your membership and your participation in the current online show.
On this website you can see where we’ve been painting plein air, find upcoming paint-outs, demos, workshops (both in person and virtual). Our growing pastel society is filled with engaging, talented people.
If you have any questions please email to: email@example.com
Be well and Happy Painting!
President, California Central Coast Pastel Society, 3CPS
For the Love of Color by Tom Frey, 12×9, $300
“Pacific Impressions” by Lorenzo Chavez
October 27,28,29 & 30, 2021
What: Plein Air Workshop with Lorenzo Chavez
Cost: $625 members/$650 non-members
Where: Four days of painting under the tutelage of renowned artist, Lorenzo Chavez. Two days painting on a private organic farm in the beautiful Adelaide area near Paso Robles, CA followed by two days painting on the stunning coast in Montana de Oro state park, Los Osos, CA.
Visit Lorenzo’s website to view more information about his workshops. Lorenzo Chavez Workshops
Watch for Uncoming Meetings! We have a bunch of great ideas for the coming months
3CPS September Paint Out in beautiful Arroyo Grande
(This one was really fun. Info on the October one coming soon!)
What: 3CPS September Paint Out
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Where: Home of Franny and Mike Fairbrother
Address: 104 Appy Way, Arroyo Grande
Time: 9am to noon
Tom Frey’s friends, Franny and Mike Fairbrother, have invited us for a morning session at their home and property in Arroyo Grande. They have a large acreage studded with old oaks, open fields and a beautiful home and garden, all available as subjects. There’s also a wonderful old truck close by for those interested. Some photos above taken in late July when it was overcast, so it may be sunny. Bathroom will be available. Please let Tom know if you plan to attend (firstname.lastname@example.org)