Artist Spotlight - Jeanne McKinney

Jeanne McKinney's painting, "A Season of Grace" has been accepted into the Degas Pastel Society Twentieth Membership Exhibition. The Exhibition runs November 2 through November 29, 2017 at the Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA.

Pastellus: Challenging

Participating in a CPPS daily painting challenge is worth overcoming whatever obstacles you have in order to be able to spend a few minutes at the easel everyday. If you have not had the opportunity to participate in one of these challenges, I am challenging you to participate in the next one. The benefits for participation can not be overstated. Daily Painting - You are a member of CPPS because you enjoy the pastel medium. Thus, I will assume you use pastels to create images. I will also assume that when you are creating or finished creating you conclude to paint and create more often because it feels so good and you know that practice makes perfect. Camaraderie - Participating in a c

Lisa Mitchell Workshop FAQ

Can I sign up for just one day instead of all three? Yes. The fee for a single day is $150, and the rate for two days is $275. What will we do for lunches? You can bring your own. You will have access to the full kitchen at Rhoneymeade. The closest prepared food would be at the Sheetz along route 45 in Centre Hall or the Brother's Pizza in Centre Hall. Boalsburg offers a few options: Pump Café, McDonald’s, Honey Baked Ham, Little Caesar’s, and Subway along South Atherton. How do I decide which pastels to bring for a painting workshop? How do I limit my palette, so I’m not carrying too many colors? Check out photos of your destination. This will give you a better idea of the colors that

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