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Pastel painting workshop with Elizabeth Rhoadess, recent past president of CPAPS : Fundamentals of Landscape Painting in Pastel November 2-4, in Manchester, CT.

This three-day workshop will provide the student with instructional methods to develop a composition and create a dynamic pastel landscape painting from that composition... (click below to read more).
elizabethrhoadesfineart.com/classes-workshops/
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Painting Workshop with Robert Noreika:
"Fearless Fluid Fall Palette".
Saturday, October 21 • 9am-3pm in Windsow Art Center,

Robert Noreika shares his signature “Fluid” painting method in acrylic.
This workshop works well for the oil painter as well as the watercolorist, and students will experience Robert’s relaxed teaching approach, which has been enjoyed by many
students and professional artists through the years. Robert has an incredible ability to spontaneously see the big picture and transfer it onto paper by assessing different
values and colors to create a painting, not an illustration.. (to read more - click below)
www.windsorartcenter.org/robert-noreika-painting-workshop/
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Mitchell Farm Paint Out

September 24, 2017, 9:00am

Mitchell Equine Retirement Farm 300 East Haddam Road (Rte. 82), Salem CT "This event is located at a scenic horse farm, with the laudable mission of providing a beautiful home for horses that have outlived their original purpose but still deserve to be respected in their old age. The farm has beautiful buildings, stables, ponds with lily pads, and fenced fields filled with these old friends living a well-deserved life. Join us. Remember, you don’t have to be a member to paint at a CPAPS paint out. We welcome all artists, as painting outdoors is a rewarding skill building discipline, made much more enjoyable by the interaction with other painters who, like you, are inspired by our beautiful landscape." Paint Out Chair, Shauna Shane

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Hello everyone, I'm hoping for some advice. Does anyone here use the Heilman Backpack pastel box for plein aire painting? What has your experience been? It seems most of the pictures I see of people using it, they have to hold the board with their other hand while painting to keep it still. Is the overall design worth the wobble? ... See MoreSee Less

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ART EVENT in WINSTED, Connecticut!

Winsted Trails, a NWCT YMCA-sponsored organization, is currently seeking Artists for Winsted's Fall Foliage Festival to be held on Saturday, October 7th, 2017.

We are seeking a dozen or so artists who would be willing to come and create images on paper or canvas Plein Air of the sights and scenery found on The City Walk.

Artwork will be auctioned off at a fundraising event to be held in 2018 to help us defray the unfunded costs of bringing the Still River Greenway (The Sue Grossman Trail) to Downtown Winsted. Artists will receive 50% of their work’s auction price. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, so you'll be able to claim Winsted Trails’ 50% as a tax deductible donation!

Submission Guidelines:
- 1 submission per artist
- Media can include oils, acrylics, watercolor, pencil, pastels
- Submissions must feature scenes from The City Walk
- Artists must be present and working during the Festival hours of 10am and 3pm
- Artwork must be submitted to Winsted Trails by January 2, 2018
For more information, please contact us at WinstedTrails@gmail.com.
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To learn more about Winsted Trails
www.facebook.com/WinstedTrails/

Images from The City Walk
www.facebook.com/pg/WinstedTrails/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1706004546372555

Registration is simple: commit, through an e-mail to attend the Fall Foliage Festival on Saturday October 7th and paint/draw/sketch a scene from The City Walk between the hrs of 10 am -3 pm. In case of rain on the 7th, we are asking the artists to create at their leisure/convenience, as long as the finished artwork is submitted by January 2nd, 2018.

Art will be auctioned off at a fund raising event, the date of which is to be determined this month at our next meeting on September 28th . ( likely to be in late January, or possibly in March) With the artist receiving (up to) 50% of the proceeds (several artists have already committed 100% of the proceeds towards Winsted Trails fundraising goal )

The audience for the fundraiser will be pulled from our 750 person membership list, as well as the surrounding communities, plus guests recruited by the artists, and will be advertised in CT, MA, and NY newspapers, as well as through Facebook promotions.

Winsted has a rapidly growing art community with the artists at Whiting Mills on the east end of town, Mad River Lofts directly in the center of town and the soon to be completed Winsted Edge Works on the west end, as well as several "pop-up galleries" and outdoor exhibitions. We also expect the American Mural Project, with it's expected completion in 2018 to provide a great boost to our art community. We at Winsted Trails feel it is very important to encourage this growth and intend for our Art Exposition and Auction to help do so.

Promotion of their art to a new audience, the potential for up to 50% of the auction proceeds, and that great sensation one gets when doing a good deed, are just some of the benefits we offer to our prospective artists.
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Again, list of coming up events (rest of September and October, 2017):
September 23: Second Annual CPAPS Art Supply Sale, Trade and Tag Sale Event and Paint Outs:
▪ September 24 – Mitchell Farm in Salem
▪ October 8 – Auer Farm in Bloomfield
▪ October 22 – Hammonasset State Park in Madison
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