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JUNE 8 MEETINGFrank Zampardi with demnstrate reverse painting on black paper. In preliminary chats with Frank, we’ve learned that he’s thinking it will be a paint-along. So watch your email and next month’s newsletter for a supplies list.
MAY 11 MEETING PHOTOSThe MAY 11, 2016  meeting featured a showcase of new colored pencil artists. To offer all an opportunity to learn, each entry in the Emerging Artists Exhibit was critiqued by  experienced colored pencil artists.  These are some scenes from the meeting.
APRIL 13 MEETING PHOTOSThe APRIL 13 2016  provided an opportunity to have your unfinished or completed paintings critiqued by experienced colored pencil artists.
SPRING JUBILEE 2016These are photographs of the 2016 Spring Jubilee. Click on any image to enlarge it.
EARS Trip PhotosHere are several photos from the field trip to Endangered Animal Rescue Center (EARS). If you benefited from the trip, consider making a contribution to this worthwhile organization. Their website is Instructions for donating can be found there.Click on an image to enlarge it.
March 2016 Meeting - "Painting Wildlife Animals"The next meeting of CPPG is Wednesday, March 9 at 9:30 a.m. Our guest will be CPSA member, Bill Shoemaker. Bill Shoemaker has been drawing with a passion for detail since childhood. After studying commercial art he did freelance work while also entering fine art shows. He broadened his artistic horizons to include pastel. Soon thereafter Bill added several awards including that of first place for pastel at the New Jersey State Fair.
February Meeting Photographs                   
February/March Workshops All members are encouraged to attend our Colored Pencil Workshops on Monday  MARCH 7, and Monday MARCH 21  (Laurel Manor) and Wednesday FEBRUARY 24 and Wednesday MARCH 23 (Lake Miona).
Jeffery Smart Baisden WorkshopThese is the group photo taken at the January 18-20 Colored Pencil  Workshop conducted by Jeffery Smart Baisden entitled,  “Creating Dynamic Textures in Colored Pencil, Metal, Glass & Wood”.
January Show WinnersThese are the ribbon winners in the CPPG January show on Sunday, January 17, 2016..


 CPPG SHOW WINNERS JANUARY 2016                                   

These colored pencil works won ribbons at The Villages art shows during 2016. Note that these are only thumbnails. Move your cursor to the image to view the painter, title and ribbon or click to enlarge and view in its entirety.

LAKE MIONA Winter 2016