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WELCOME! The Pastel Society of Central Florida meets once a month on the second Saturday of each month from September through May. Our meetings feature general membership news, committee reports and a special program (artist demo, still life or figure painting, plein air outing). Meetings run from 10:00 a.m. to noon and are generally held at Leesburg Center for the Arts, 429 West Magnolia Street, Leesburg, Florida 34748. For details, please visit our Events page.

MAY MEETING - Our last meeting of the season was held jointly with the Meet the Artists Reception for our Primary Colors - Pastel Perceptions exhibit at Lake Eustis Museum of Art and was a great success. Over 50 people attended and enjoyed music, great food and awesome art! Special thanks to the LEMA Board Members, PSCF members, and Volunteers for hosting the Reception.

Visit the Primary Colors Exhibit at Lake Eustis Museum of Art until June 19, 2017 and be sure to cast your "People's Choice" votes for your favorite paintings. The two artists with the most votes will be awarded a 12 piece Diane Townsend pastel set or an 18 piece Richeson half stick pastel set.

Save the date: September 27 -29, 2017 Robert Carsten Workshop. See the Workshop page for more info and the Registration Form.

Upcoming Workshops

September 27th - 29th, 20179:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Robert K. Carsten Pastel Workshop - From Here to There: Tips from a Master Pastelist

Back by popular demand! Kick your paintings up a notch with demos and much individual attention to artists at the easel from an artist who has won numerous national and international awards and is a frequent contributor to Pastel Journal. This workshop is designed to advance your pastel painting and design skills. You will work with light effects, color arrangement, low and high depth compositional space, value massing, linear edge contrasts, and other painting elements. Click on "more" for the Workshop Information Sheet and Registration Form. NOTE: See our EARLY BIRD SPECIAL rate on the attached Registration Form - Hurry and get your deposit in before July 15 for this reduced rate!

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Upcoming Events

September 15th - October 13th, 2017See LCFA hours of operation

Pastel Painting Exhibit at Leesburg Center for the Arts

Expressions of the Ephemeral - Painting Fleeting Moments in Time in Pastel

Recent works depicting fleeting moments in time will be on display in the gallery. Visit Pastel Society of Central Florida at Leesburg Center for the Arts. Meet the Artist Reception Friday, September 29, time TBA.

December 8th - 22nd, 2017

Pastel Painting Exhibit at Mount Dora Center for the Arts

An exhibit at Mount Dora Center for the Arts entitled:
Red. Green. Pastel? YES! Dispelling the myth that pastels are pale colors...

Visit Mount Dora Center For the Arts and experience the myriad of colors used in painting landscapes, portraits, interiors, wildlife and other subjects in the painting medium of pastel. Enjoy painting expressions created by artists from around central Florida.

Meet the Artist Reception during Mount Dora's Second Friday Event, December 8, 2017