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CALENDER OF UPCOMING EVENTS
No meetings June through August - Have a Safe Summer
September 9, 2023 - "The Glow Within" with Laura Pollak The topic is regarding abstracting the landscape. Via Zoom
October 14, 2023 - Orit Reuben TBD at Leesburg Center for the Arts.
I am an impressionist pastel painter. Born in Israel to a family of artists, I am greatly influenced by my late grandfather, who was also a painter. As a child, I painted at the side of her mother, who still paints. I am inspired by the beauty of nature, and love to paint outdoors where I can truly experience my surroundings. I draw inspiration from light effects and love to observe how objects are illuminated. My paintings often depict glow and intense light. I prefer to paint on sunny days, which are plentiful in Florida, where I live. My innate sense of color results in playful and inventive color pallets. In My previous career, I was an interior designer, which is why I often include structures in my paintings. I find compositional balance in the combination of linear geometry and organic plant shapes. I am a member of Pastel Society of Central Florida, a member of Pastel Society of America, American Impressionist Society, and a Master Member of the Southeastern Pastel Society. I participate in plein air events and draw inspiration from the landscapes I encounter where I live and on my travels.
November 11, 2023 - Seascape Demo with Lana Ballot via Zoom
November 11 and 12, 2023 Workshop with Lana Ballot via Zoom
December 9, 2023 Holiday Party at Leesburg Center for the Arts.
January 13, 2024 - Members Show and Tell If you would like to participate, please bring something to show and tell, if not feel free to come and enjoy your fellow pastelists.
Ideas for what to bring: This can be anything related to pastels or a pastel painting. It could be certain paper you enjoy that you would like to show, a tool or procedure for using pastels, or a practice that you would like to talk about.
If you bring a painting, you may share the 'before reference', or talk about the inspiration behind the piece. We will divide up the program time between those members participating. Meeting held at Leesburg Center for the Arts
January 19, 2024 - Workshop with Dawn Emerson (In Person) Location to be determined.
February 10, 2024 -Terrilyn Debrueil a wonderful pastelist out of Asheville, NC. www.travelingartista.com via Zoom
Read her to learn about Terrilyn .
Travel and art share a life-enriching and creative partnership in this artist's life. She has a passion for exploring new places throughout the world and creating original art with a focus on pastel painting, but also uses watercolor, photography, and other media. Color, light, and texture convey a balance between impressionism and realism.
Augmenting a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, she has studied Master level courses and pursued opportunities to expand personal knowledge and creative resources. She has been teaching various media and techniques for thirty-five years, including many Pastel Societies, the Asheville Art Museum and other studios. She's a founding member of the International Pastel Teacher's group: PATIO.
Terrilynn is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America (PSA), an active member and volunteer of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS), Signature and Vice President of the Pastel Society of Maine (PSME) and the Appalachian Pastel Society (APS), and various other international organizations. She exhibits and sells artwork in diverse venues, has received multiple top awards at juried International Shows. To date the artist has traveled or lived in fourteen countries, speaks 3 languages, and lives in Asheville, NC. She presents demos, mentorships, and fine art instruction through her PATREON, YouTube Channel and other venues. [ www.patreon.com/travelingartista ]
Recent works and links can be seen online at travelingartista.com
March 9, 2024
April 13, 2024
May 11, 2024
Our regular meeting location is at Leesburg Center for the Arts (LCFA), 429 West Magnolia Street, Leesburg, Florida 34748. We meet there unless noted otherwise. For Zoom meetings, the meeting information is sent to all members about a week prior to the event.