PSC Calendar of Events
Please visit our event calendar page by clicking the link below. Our show chairs and other PSC administrators will be adding important event dates regularly so please visit often!
Mastering the Pastel Medium with Diane Fechenbach
9/4/2019 - 12/18/2019
Highlands Ranch
Learn to love pastel from a PSA signature member, IAPS Master Circle honoree, and signature member of numerous groups across the country. Pastel is fun, easy and results are luminous. Ongoing classes 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 10 am to 3 pm. $80 each month. Explore this remarkable medium in a friendly group. Learn how to handle Pastel, mixing, layering, tips for getting started and pointers on how to finish and frame. Topics include composition, picking the subject, a little color theory, which supplies you want in your box and why. Loads of one-on-one help.
Passionate About Pastels Workshop with Jane Christie Sunday, Oct. 6, 9:30 - 3:30
Center For The Arts Evergreen
Jane invites you to join her as she guides you on your artistic journey using her unique approach to creating a successful painting. All levels are welcome. Experience is not necessary. Enjoy a stress-free environment in which to relax and follow your creative path using Jane's 3/3s technique.

About the Instructor
Jane's pastel paintings not only reflect her love of nature, but her love of color, light, and the impressionistic style.
Jane is a signature member of the Pastel Society of Colorado, the Pastel Society of America, Plein Air Artists Colorado, and an associate member of Women Artist of The West. She is an international awarded artist. Jane is represented by Saks Galleries, Cherry Creek
Your Creative Journey - Through Pastel Level 2
with Marjie Eakin-Petty
10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019
Center for the Arts Evergreen
2 Day Studio Workshop Level 2 - Experienced, for those who've taken Level 1 and wish to advance their skills toward more dynamic and effective pastel paintings. Work on projects of your choice or complete paintings begun in previous workshops. More time available for painting, easel-side assistance, advanced lessons and individual guidance by Marjie, while you paint each afternoon.

Each day begins with a time of gathering and further exploration of your creative journey, and brief exercises to stimulate your creative fire and inspire your life as an artist. Followed by instruction of soft pastel techniques, composition and color theory, and developing your unique style.

Marjie is an internationally and nationally awarded Colorado artist, who's pastel paintings convey vivid contrast and interplay of vibrant color, capturing dramatic light and shadow. She is best known for her serene depictions of water and dramatic light and shadow from Southwestern and Rocky Mountain region landscapes. She has incorporated her background a graphic designer / art director and a Life & Creativity Coach with her more than 25 years of experience of painting in Oils and Pastels to guide and inspire others in their artistic interests..
3 Day Indoor Painting Workshop with Jeannette Stutzman PSCM
10/21/2019 - 10/23/2019
Evergreen Fire & Rescue Administrative Building, Evergreen, CO 80439
Jeannette is a Master Signature Member of the Pastel Society of Colorado, and an Associate member of PAAC and the Oil Painters of America. She has studied with many well-known artists and has won several awards for her works.

Join us for this 3 day painting workshop~

Demos, Exercises, Indoor Painting Time with focus on:
  • Identifying Shapes
  • Light Family & Shadow Family
  • Color Wheel: Compliments, Color Harmony
  • Composition Tools
  • Atmosphere
  • Edges
  • Broken Color
  • Mark Making

Limited to 10 students.
Phone: 303-202-5859, Email:
Sally Strand, The Color of Light
10/24/2019 - 10/26/2019
Award Winning Artist Workshops, Matthews, North Carolina
Focusing on color and light, Sally discusses optical mixing of layered color and how to truly see and identify color, especially subtle color. The effects of light on color, composition, and perception, as well as the use of different types of light are explored. Painting from costumed models and still life, each student receives individual attention and critiques. Demonstrations, lectures, and a slideshow are designed to give students tools to achieve intensely beautiful color.

Contact: Shirley Harris
Your Creative Journey - Through Pastel Level 1
with Marjie Eakin-Petty
11/9/2019 - 11/10/2019
Center for the Arts Evergreen
Beginning with the Basics - Building Foundational Skills
Best for those new to pastel or to painting or any level wishing to spark up their color and technique skills. These two-day indoor workshops focus on discovering your own path to inspiration while learning how to capture the essence of excitement in the landscape. Learn the principles of creating vibrant pastel paintings, infusing your artwork with dynamic light and color. Enjoy the process of connecting with your own creative expression while learning the fundamentals of pastel painting in a fun and relaxed environment.
Sally Strand, Composition and Light NEW!
2/20/2020 - 2/23/2020
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Composition is one of the most challenging elements of creating a painting. Sally presents foundational elements of composition and design on which all great representational paintings rest. You will study major principles such as pictorial space, balance, dominance, massing, contrast of content, and the use of opposites. You will see how light is a major tool to create a compelling motif, key a painting, and evoke emotion. Painting from still life and clothed models each student receives individual attention and critiques. Demonstrations, lectures and slide presentations of classical and modern masterworks are designed to help you achieve powerfully convincing paintings that stand out.

Contact: Catherine Tatem
(904) 280-0614 ext 1206 or 203
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