Central Texas Pastel Society

Central Texas PASTEL Society

Central Texas Pastel Society

Central Texas PASTEL Society


JOIN US IN FEBRUARY 2020 for the Liz Haywood Sullivan Workshop!!


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Lazy Grazin, Karen Pickels, www.kpickels.com
Lazy Grazin, Karen Pickels, www.kpickels.com

JOIN US IN FEBRUARY 2020 for the Liz Haywood Sullivan Workshop!!


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Events

9/21/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

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9/21/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

Guest speaker: Gary Lovelace

Topic: Perspective for the Painter

About the speaker:  Cordovan Art School  Instructor


Challenge Painting Theme: "What I did this summer vacation"

Share your work with other CTPS members based on the theme shown above!

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

10/4-10/5/2019

Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival

Dell Diamond

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10/4-10/5/2019

Round Rock Chalk Walk Arts Festival

CTPS will use this event to sell pieces donated by its members as part of its fundraising efforts.


Read more about this event.

Dell Diamond

10/19/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

9:30am - 12:00pm

3810 Gattis School Rd #108, Round Rock, TX 78664

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10/19/2019

CTPS Chapter Meeting

Guest speaker:  John Howell 

Topic: Portraits Mini-workshop

More information on the workshop

About the speaker: Cordovan Art School Owner

Location:  Cordovan Art School, Round Rock (see map)

 

Challenge Painting Theme: TBA

Share your work with other CTPS members based on the theme shown above!

9:30am - 12:00pm

3810 Gattis School Rd #108, Round Rock, TX 78664

11/16/2019

CTPS CHAPTER MEETING

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

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11/16/2019

CTPS CHAPTER MEETING

 

Guest speaker:  Jan Frazier

Topic:  Painting plein-air demo and outing  

About the speaker: CTPS Member

View Jan's list for how to prepare for this event.


Challenge Painting Theme: TBA

Share your work with other CTPS members based on the theme shown above!

9:30am - 12:00pm

Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

2/21-2/23/2020

Liz Haywood Sullivan Workshop

9:00am - 4:00pm

Allen R. Baca Center

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2/21-2/23/2020

Liz Haywood Sullivan Workshop

Date: February 21-23, 2020

How to register: Liz Haywood Sullivan Workshop Registration

Visit the artist's website.

Location:  Allen R. Baca Center,  301 W. Bagdad Avenue, Building 2, Round Rock, Texas 78664 


9:00am - 4:00pm

Allen R. Baca Center

Opportunities & Member Happenings

"Dancing Susans", Esther Jones

Opportunities

Burnet Art Festival - 6th Annual Art Competition and Show | October 9-12, 2019 | More information

PSST "Art of the Pastel"  | October 19-November 16 | More information on the PSST Website 

Sun City Visual Arts | 3 venues | Exhibition Calendar available to download


Member Happenings

 Big Little Art Show | One of our CTPS Critique Groups will show works at the Round Rock Library | 12/1/2019-1/1/2020 

Joyce West | Showing at The Legacy | March 2020


Our Focus

Our Focus

Focus on arts in schools  CTPS is a non-profit organization whose goals include support of the arts in our schools. We strive to raise awareness of our artwork with the purpose of raising funds for those efforts.  

Grand Canyon, Holly Read

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Focus on our members  The majority of the images in this site are produced by our members. We support our membership in optimizing their potential as artists...whether they choose to be hobbyists or professionals. 

Life Boat, Chuck Roush, 8x10

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Focus on pastel as a media  We promote pastel painting in an effort to elevate it as a recognized media.  We foster this recognition  by participation in art shows and exhibitions as well as organizing workshops, programs, and painting opportunities.

faqs

Coy Koi, Alora Johns

What is CTPS?

CTPS is the Central Texas Pastel Society, a non-profit organization that raises awareness of pastel through promotion of, and engaging in, art shows and exhibitions. Additionally, CTPS supports its membership through workshops, programs, artist demonstrations, and pastel painting opportunities. Ultimately, CTPS strives to assist its members in optimizing their artistic potential, whether they choose to be a hobbyist or a professional.

does ctps support art in the schools?

Yes! Each year, CTPS supports art in the schools. Historically, CTPS has sponsored scholarships for children to attend summer art camps as well as donating art supplies and books to schools and libraries in the community.

when does ctps meet?

Generally, CTPS meets the 3rd Saturday of the month unless otherwise noted in the "Events" section on the homepage of this website. Details of when the CTPS meets:

  • Date: 3rd Saturday of each month, September through May (Check "Events" for date changes.)
  • Time: 9:30am until Noon (Check "Events" for time changes.)
  • Location: Georgetown Library, "Friendship Room" (2nd Floor), 402 W 8th Street, Georgetown, TX 78626. (Check "Events" for location changes.)

Is CTPS a member of iaps?

Yes, CTPS is a member of the International Association of Pastel Societies.

do i have to be a member to attend a meeting?

You may attend a meeting and decide if it is for you. We think you will do so because it is a fun and enthusiastic membership! 


Each meeting has a simple format - news about opportunities for showing our art, workshops being hosted by CTPS or by other organizations, and general discussions and knowledge sharing about best practices. Following this part of the meeting, a demonstration is given on various topics from pastel painting techniques to marketing tips.


If you are ready to sign-up today, click on the JOIN link in the top menu. 

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We meet at the Georgetown Library, Friendship Room

402 W 8th St, Georgetown, Texas 78626, United States