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!
An inspiring demo by LaVone Sterling was featured at the General Meeting on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Art Central. A half day workshop followed.
If you would like to learn more about us and are not a member, you are welcome to attend the General Meeting. And if you like what you see, won’t you lend your support by joining our growing group of pastel lovers?
Coming Soon! Info on the next General Meeting.
When: January 23rd, 9am to 11am (Rain cancels)
Where: 951 Pasotiempo Drive, San Luis Obispo, near Bishop’s Peak in the Ferrini Heights neighborhood.
Questions: Contact Jim Tyler at (805) 748-2220
Click Here for Bishop Peaks Paint-out flyer. Check the Shows and Events Page for more Paint Out information.
Future Paint-outs: Feb. 12 – To Be Determined.
Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival, January 18-20 2019
3CPS will have a booth at the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival in January 2019. In the meantime, we have been getting together to paint birds so that we’ll have a lot of original bird art to show and sell at the show. If you have missed our bird painting sessions, no worries, create some beautiful birds on your own. Set up and start painting!
The show is January 18-20, 2019 at the Morro Bay Community Center. Our booth is part of a complete exhibition featuring on birds of all species. This is a non-juried show with no awards.
To enter your art at the Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival fill out and submit the following prospectus.
William Schneider was awarded signature status in Oil Painters of America (OPA). In addition the Pastel Society of America has recognized him as a “Master Pastelist,” IAPS (The International Association of Pastel Societies) has named him to the Masters’ Circle and AIS made him a Master Signature Member (AISM). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nts3nj1KyG0