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!

Happy painting!

General Meetings

 

Next General Meeting 

August general meeting is at Frameworks on Marsh in SLO from 10 – 12. The presenter will be discussing how she decides what frame to use for a painting and matt or no matt, etc. You can bring an art work if you want a consultation.  This will prove to be very helpful and informative meeting with a lot of great ideas presented!  

See Flyer for more information!

August 24th, 11am – 12:00pm

Frameworks, 339 Marsh St., San Luis Obispo, CA

 

Linda Mutti Art, 3CPS WorkshopGeneral Meeting, Artist Demo and Half Day Workshop with Linda Mutti November 9th

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.

 

Linda Mutti, 3CPS WorkshopWhen: Nov. 9, 2019
Where: Nipomo Community Presbyterian
1235 N. Thompson, Arroyo Grande
Time: 10:00 AM 90-Min. Demo – Free! 
Public is welcome!

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.

 

Paint Outs

Paint out at Lynn Attig’s ranch east of Santa Maria

 

Lynn Altip PaintoutWHAT: 3CPS Plein Air Paint Out at Lynn Attig’s ranch east of Santa Maria
WHEN: August 31, 2019
TIME:  9am to Noon

On August 31st we have a unique opportunity to paint at Lynn Attig’s ranch east of Santa Maria.  Lynn is the president of the Pastel Society of Southern California and she owns a working cattle and horse ranch that features an old adobe.  This is a popular paint-out location for Southern California plein air artists.  The ranch is east of Santa Maria, about 40 minutes south of SLO.  We’ll coordinate carpools and paint from 9-12. 

 

Lynn Altig PaintoutContact Jim Tyler for directions, carpools and more information (805-748-2220, jimtylerfineart@gmail.com

 

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!

 

Paint out at Mike Bauer’s father’s house near Old Edna

 

Mike Bauer 3cps Paint-OutWHAT: 3CPS Plein Air Paint Out at Mike Bauer’s father’s house near Old Edna
WHEN: October 26th 2019
TIME:  9am to Noon

This paint-out features vineyards with autumn colors, gardens, and distant hills.  Save the date; there will be more information provided as we get closer. 

 

Mike Bauer 3cps Paint out 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!  Contact Jim Tyler for directions, carpools and more information (805-748-2220, jimtylerfineart@gmail.com

 

Alain Picard Demo & Workshop, March 4 – 7, 2020 

Alain Picard will be teaching two landscape workshops and doing a demo for 3CPS in March, 2020.
 
The dates are as follows:
March 4: Two hour demo open to the public.  Cost TBD.
March 5-6: Two day studio workshop. Members $225, non-members $260. View Flyer
March 7: One day plein air workshop.  Members $120, Non-members $155. View Flyer
 
The workshop runs from 9:30am to 4:30pm each day.  It is suitable for all levels.
 
(Note: 2 day Workshop is nearly full. Please call (805) 540-1470 regarding space.

Be a part of the growing California Central Coast Pastel Society. Click here to join!

For more information about the activities on this page visit the Shows and Events page.

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California Central Coast Pastel Society (3CPS)  ♦  P.O. Box 13933, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406  ♦  info@3cps.org

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