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!
Creating With Pastels With Jane Christie
11/17/1018 - 11/18/2018
Foothills Art Center, 809 15th Street, Golden, CO 80401
Take your pick ~~ one or two days!
Jane Christie's One or two Day Workshop
Creating With Pastels
Foothill's Art Center, Golden, CO
Saturday, November 17
Sunday November 18
Time: 9:30 am - 4 pm
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"Learn to Prepare Your Show Entries & a Lot More" by PSC's Jeannette Stutzman
RMCAD, 1600 Pierce St, Lakewood, CO 80214, Computer Room, # TBA
  • Photography vs Scanning your Artwork; image quality
  • What is Resolution? DPI vs PPI and how that relates for print and web...
  • What are Pixels?
  • What does it mean when someone says to make an image 1024 px wide?
  • What is a jpg? Understanding quality vs compression...
  • File Naming and File Formats
  • What happens if I re-save jpg files?
  • RGB vs. CMYK
  • Intro to Color Adjustments

Most juried shows are now using services such as Online Juried Shows or Zapplication to handle entries. They each have specific requirements for the type and size of files you send and may disqualify entries that do not meet those requirements.

Just in time for our 2019 Member Show and Mile High National Show, Jeannette will expertly and kindly walk us through the process, with demos and with individual help.

This time we'll be in a RMCAD computer lab and you are welcome to use one of their computers or you can bring your laptop if you have one and prefer to be using your own computer. Also please bring a prospectus or two and some photos of your art to work with. We'll be using a free online photo editor (using WiFi) or you can use Photoshop or Elements if that's what you use/have on your computer. The classroom computers have Photoshop installed and all are online. Jeannette will be using a projector for the demos.

Please arrive between 10am (when they open) and 10:20 to set settled and setup. Class will start at 10:30am. Demo and discussion will be from 10:30-12:30 and individual help from 12:30-2:00. There will be demos and handouts to follow as well as Q&A.

Jeannette is a full-time graphic designer with over 30 years of experience in design as well as 15 years experience teaching computer basics, page layout, photoshop, computer illustration and visual design at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design (RMCAD).

Bring a snack or bag lunch. No food is allowed in the computer labs but we can take a short break at lunch time. No food vendors will be open on campus so please bring what you need. RMCAD sits on an aquifer and there are fresh water dispensers in the hallways but bring a bottle to fill. Water or other beverages need to be in cups with lids or screw on caps.

Cost is $50.00 (plus $2 for PayPal processing fees)
Compose the Landscape with Diane Edwards
9/1/2018 - 11/2/2018
Artisans Store, Albuquerque, New Mexico
This workshop will help you learn the process of painting the landscape in oil or pastel. The workshop starts with an underpainting to harmonize the whole painting. Using reference photos Diane will show you how to achieve a good composition, harmony and great color in your work. there will be a helpful critique at the end of each day.
Your Creative Journey- Through Pastel Level 2 with Marjie Eakin-Petty
11/10/2018 - 11/11/2018
Center for the Arts Evergreen
Best for those who've taken Level 1 (three times is recommended if new to painting) 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. Deeper exploration of your own creative journey, and brief exercises to stimulate your creative fire and inspire your life as an artist. More time available for painting, easel-side assistance, advanced lessons and individual guidance by Marjie.
PSC Winter Workshop: Art of the Flower with Terrie Lombardi
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Room 110 EPiC Building
Price: $60 (plus $3 processing fees)
Audience: all levels

Description: Still Life is a wonderful genre that opens the door to understanding spatial relationships and the use of color. We're very fortunate to have one of our own members, Terrie, to offer an in depth one day workshop.

Terrie is a seasoned painter with many years of experience. She is an active member in Pastel Society of America and of course in Pastel Society of Colorado. Her training is extensive with many exceptional instructors: Quang Ho, Albert Handell, Doug Dawson, Lorenzo Chavez to name a few.
Terrie's demeanor is very upbeat and fun. She will teach you how to develop an underpainting, apply layers of pastel to it and take it to a finished painting. In addition you will learn and practice composition, value, and edge control.

Register and Pay on our Shows/Events page

Your Creative Journey - Through Pastel Level 1 with Marjie Eakin-Petty
1/26/2019 - 1/27/2019
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.
Plein Air Painting Lorenzo Chavez
3/28/2019 - 3/31/2019
Four day plein air painting in beautiful and inspiring Tubac Arizona. Get away from the winter to enjoy some sunshine and warmth. For more information and to register contact Leslie at 520 398 2589 or visit

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