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!
General Meeting, artist Demo and Half Day Workshop with Otto Sturke.
Date: July 27, 2019
Where: Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church, 1235 N. Thompson Ave., Arroyo Grande (yes, Arroyo Grande, not Nipomo)
Time: 10am to 11:45am
Half-day afternoon workshop $50 Workshop Registration /Closed
Workshop Time: 1:00 – 500pm
Otto will do a 90-minute demo (+/-) during the general meeting, which runs from 10am to 11:45am. The demo is free and the public is welcome. Then in the afternoon he is offering a half-day workshop. As a representational artist, Stürcke seeks to find common ground between the contemporary and the classical. Greatly influenced by the Dutch Masters, Sturke aims to depict the personal, the emotional, and the quiet elegance in his paintings through light, shadow, and texture. In recent years, Strurke has garnered recognition and various awards for his works: View Bio
LOCAL GAL MAKES GOOD ART!
Central Coast artist Linda Mutti is a highly accomplished pastelist whose many awards include Master Circle, Distinguished Pastelist and Associate of Distinction Member of American pastel societies. Her paintings are held in collections across the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. Even better, she’s coming here to show you how it’s done! This workshop is landscaped based but can be applied to other genres.
Workshop: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Cost: $50 3CPS Members, $65 Non-members
Click Here for Online Workshop Registration
See Flyer for more information.
See you there? The more, the merrier!
New to plein air? C’mon, give it a try! We may be able to provide a mentor if you’re interested. And if you’d like to get a head start, just sketch the above scene in your studio and concentrate on pastels while you’re on site!