All skill levels are welcome!
Remaining 2022 Calendar
Friday, September 16th - Andria Burchett ZOOM Workshop
"Colored Pencil & Marker"
This one-day workshop includes six hrs of instruction (9am-4pm CST) for CPSA DC224 members only. Andie is one of the most popular and sought-after cp instructors who is well known through her instructional website called Beech Tree Studio. Cost is $85 per person (non-refundable). Registration Form and PayPal payment link are below.
Saturday, October 8th - 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Quarterly Chapter Zoom Meeting.
By popular demand of our chapter members, our 4th-quarter chapter Zoom meeting will be dedicated to demonstrations by not one, but two different artists, each representing one of CPSA's Corporate Sponsor companies. Mandy Peltier, CPSA, CPX, representing Winsor & Newton, and David R. Becker, a well-known Chicago-based artist, representing HK Holbein, Inc., are excited to share their respective high-quality colored pencils with us. This will be an early afternoon meeting in order to accommodate the schedules of both artists. Below are brief artist profiles along with their respective website links.
Mandy Peltier (https://mandypeltier.com): Mandy Peltier is a mixed media artist and instructor whose exhibition artwork is predominantly created using colored pencil in the style of realism. Mandy has achieved her signature status through American Women Artists and her CPSA and CPX signature statuses through the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA). Mandy also served as the Membership Director for CPSA from 2018-2021. Mandy has travelled the country teaching workshops, and she is currently an artist collaborator for Winsor & Newton using various media. Through Winsor & Newton, Mandy writes tutorials, records and edits videos, and teaches online classes for companies such as Michaels Craft Stores and Jo-Ann Stores.
David R. Becker (https://www.beckerart.net): David R. Becker, TWSA is a respected illustrator, fine artist and art instructor. He is the author of Watercolor Composition Made Easy, his first watercolor book published in 1999 by North light Books. How to Sketch with Watercolor is David's second book which was released January of 2003. Becker's work has been accepted into more than a dozen shows. He is a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, and had reached signature status to the Ottawa Watercolor Society, and the Mississippi Watercolor Society..