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!
Pastel Workshop Alerts with Doug Dawson
8/20/2018 - 8/23/2018
Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin
August 20th through August 23rd, I will be teaching a 4 day studio workshop at Dillmans in Lac Du Flambeau, Wisconsin.

I will be covering the very principles that have guided my own art over the last 40 years.

If you would like to experience a year's worth of principles and techniques condensed into a 5 day or 4 day workshop come and join me. Expect to be challenged. Ask anyone who has taken one of my workshops if it is worth it.

For the Minnesota workshop call Eileen France with the Lake Country Pastel Society. Her phone number is 952 431-9753 or email:

For additional examples of my art see my work in the March/April issue of Southwest art Magazine.

For additional information you can also contact me, Doug Dawson, at
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.
Painting Color & Light in Pastel with Nancy Wylie
9/21/2018 - 9/22/2018
Art Center of Estes Park, CO, 517 Big Thompson Ave.
In this landscape workshop you will learn to see how values play an important role in making your painting come alive with light and color as well as creating a good composition.

I will do a mixture of lecture, demonstrations and lots of one on one with each student. Techniques, tricks and materials will be covered as well as a critique at the end from work done in class and work brought in if you wish.

All levels of abilities are welcome.

Non-members $175
Members $157.50

To register, contact Art Center of Estes Park at 970-586-5882 or go to
Sally Strand Master Class/Next Level
10/3/2018 - 10/6/2018
Franciscan Life Process Center, Lowell, Michigan
This class begins with a review of principles previously covered in Sally Strand Workshops, including optical mixing of layered color, essential elements of strong composition and the effects of light. We will also focus on the later stages of painting, learning to harmonize color masses while developing the ability to really see and mix color, especially those that are nuanced and subtle. Finally, we will explore the finishing touches that turn paintings into personal statements.

Painting from costumed models and still life, plein air artists will benefit from in-studio projects that solidify valuable principles needed for outdoor painting. Demonstrations, lectures and a slide show are designed to give students tools to achieve intensely beautiful color.

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Need Rides from Montrose Area for GJ area
I would need a ride to demo's and workshops from Montrose to Grand Junction and surrounding areas. Please contact me if able to do so. Pamela Lynch, email:, ph: 970-252-7443
Thank You
Pro Panels
Grand Junction
I have used Pro Panels for sale. 6 are 7' tall and two break a part panels. covered in dark grey carpet. 3 of the tall panels are slightly warped but still usable. They are complete for 10 x 10 art fair tent. $500. Showing my booth shot with the panels. If you are on the front range, can meet you halfway.

Jan Lewis, 970-260-8544
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