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.
Our paint-out at the Dinosaur Carve Park on Saturday, November 17th was a smashing success. Fun people, perfect weather and beautiful scenery. What could be better? Here we are in full color!
Jan. 23 – SLO Botanical Garden (Check the Shows and Events Page for particulars as we get closer).
Feb. 12 – To Be Determined
Up Coming Half Day Mini Workshops and Fun: See Shows and Events
Join in one of our great workshops to further your pastel skills, or to discover pastels for the first time. See our Shows and Events Page for more information.
- Jim Tyler – “Pastel Art Bar” on Friday, January 11 from 6:30 – 9:30
- Jim Tyler – “Pastels 101”, Saturday, January 26 from 9:00 – 4:00.
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
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For more information about the activities on this page visit the Shows and Events page.