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January 9 – All members are encouraged to bring 2 or 3 finished or unfinished works in progress for an open critique led by Luana Luconi Winner, President and her board.
March 12 – “When a painting isn’t working – Trouble shooting tips” with Barbara Gill
May 14 – “Traveling with Pastels” featuring Anne Kiefaber and Laura Pollak. View photos.
September 10 – Luana Winner presented on paintings done on location and those completed after returning from China, including a display of 5 papers used, including the Chinese textured paper, and the bag and contents used to get through international security. View Photos
November 12 – Alexis Lavine shows us how to take complex subjects [mostly from photos] and creates brilliant paintings. View Photos
December 11 – Open house will be from 2:00pm to 6pm. View Photos
January 17 – Anne Kiefaber presents “Luminosity in Snow Scenes” – Her demonstration showed the different processes she employs to create stunning snow scenes in pastels. | Meeting Photos
March 21 – “Let’s Create Some Dust!”…. bring your supplies and some inspiration!
Everyone is invited to come and paint together for the morning. Bring a project you have been working on, or create something new. | Meeting Photos
May 16 – There will not be a meeting due to the Statewide Pastel Show.
July 18 – What Can The NC Museum Of Art Do For You? Terry Murphy will be here to tell us all about the history, buildings, events and collections as well as exciting upcoming exhibits of the North Carolina Museum of Art.
September 19 – “Approaching a Still Life: My Perspective” by Nancy Marshburn, PSA | Meeting Photos
November 21 – “Painting Expressive Landscapes” by Wendy Musser
December 13 – “PSNC Holiday Party” @ Anne Kiefaber’s house, 909 Fairgreen Road in Greensboro.
January 18 – “Artist Resumes, Bios and Artist Statements” by Kim Werfel | Meeting Photos
March 15 – “Artist Critique” with NC artist and teacher Jill Eberle | Meeting Photos
May 17 – Mr. Tom Dowd of Jerry’s Artarama will be talking about pastel products carried by Jerry’s, particularly their line of Mungyo pastels. | Meeting Photos
July 19 – Greensboro artist and teacher, Judy Meyler | Meeting Photos
September 20 – “Ideas, Techniques for Creating Water Scenes,” presentation by Chris Powell, PSA | Meeting Photos
November 15 – At the November meeting our own Addren Doss will be presenting a program and demonstration about her plein air landscapes. | Meeting Photos
December (holiday gathering) | Party Photos
January 19 – Demonstration of large cow painting by Addren Doss | Meeting Photos
March 16 – Portrait demonstration by Luana Luconi Winner | Meeting Photos
April 20 – Pastel Surfaces by Patricia Savage
May 18 – Photoshop Presentation by Stephanie Freese
June 15 – Plein Air Paintout at McNair Country Acres in Raleigh (9am start)
August – Plein Air Paintout in the Greensboro/Randolph County area (9am start)
September 21 – Demonstration by IAPS Signature Master Circle Pastelist, Kurt Weiser | Meeting Photos
October 19 – “Photoshop for Artists” with Stephanie Freese
November 16 – “Being a Working Artist is About More Than Paint” A Roundtable Discussion about Building a Resume, Thoughts About Social Media, and Web Design/Marketing
January 21 – Artful Color owner, Damon Rando, spoke about the process of making giclées, how to get prints of your own work made, and shared a video of how they create them.
March 17 – Dr. Natalie Winters gave an inspirational presentation on creativity | Meeting Photos
April 21 – Mona Hearne’s presentation on the Munsell Color System used by many contemporary artists who want to achieve accurate consistent color.
May 19 – L. Diane Johnson, Painting the Four Seasons in Pastel
June 16 – Paint-out: Bog Gardens & Bicentennial Gardens, Greensboro.
July 21 – Paint-out: Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh.
August 18 – Paint-out: Duke Gardens, Durham.
September 15 – Exploration of the still-life with Anne Kiefaber – a demonstration where she will explain composition, dealing in the placement of subject matter and emphasizing light and shadow.
October 20 – Swap and Sell @ NC Botanical Gardens Bring all of your excess art “stuff”, big and small, that you have decided you will never use in your lifetime.
November 17 – The Art of Framing Pastels with Noni Penland, owner of Penland Custom Frames, Inc in Hillsborough.
January 15, 2011 – Discussion on PSA Annual with Suzanne Karnatz, PSA and Toni Lindahl, PSA
February 19, 2011 – Presentation and Demo on Floral Studies with Lindesay Harkness, PSA
March 19, 2011 – Pastel Demonstration by Lori White, PSA
April 16, 2011 – Joys and Tricks to Great Paintings from Photos
May 21, 2011 – Plein Air Painting Tips | Meeting Photos
September 17, 2011 – Portrait South and the benefits of having an artists’ agent with Stephen Reville | Meeting Minutes
October 15, 2011 – Pastels and Abstracts with Judith Cutler | Meeting Photos
November 19, 2011 – Art Law: Intellectual Property and Copyright Law for the Artist with Attorney Dan Ellison of Triangle Art Works