FBCAA Demo/Workshop in Soft Pastel with Lucille Carter on Jan. 15th plus 1 Day Workshop Jan. 16th

REGULAR MEETINGS of the Farmers Branch Carrollton Art Association are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month August – May EXCEPT DECEMBER! Meeting schedule: 9:00 -9:30 Social Time; 9:30-10:30 Meeting 10:30-12:00; Demo 1:00 – 3:00 Mini-Workshop. GUESTS are welcome! The demonstrations are free, but the optional mini-workshops are $10.

Location: Craft Room of Farmers Branch Senior Center: Valwood & Dennis Lane

JANUARY MEETING will be January 15th

A native of New York, Lucille Cole Carter evolved from a very successful fashion and furniture illustrator into an outstanding fine artist, recognized regionally and nationally for her vivid oil, pastel and acrylic paintings. For more about Lucille see her website http://lucillecarter.com/

Carter is an associate member of Oil Painters of America and the Portrait Society of America. She is an award-winning, signature member of Associated Creative Artists, a signature member and President of the Pastel Society of the Southwest, and a signature member of the Pastel Society of America.

Carter’s work has been represented by galleries in New York, Florida, Indiana, North Carolina and Texas, and in many important collections in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

ARTIST’S STATEMENT
“There is such great joy in transforming what many view as ordinary objects or elements into beautiful works of art, through skillful use of form, light and color. It is my goal to create paintings that draw the viewer in, so I may share my personal vision, experience and emotion. My hope is that the experience will be rich enough and compelling enough that the viewer, for a moment, becomes part of the story.” – Lucille Carter, PSA, ACA, PSSW.

Lucille Carter will also present a Special 1 day Workshop – January 16th – $65.00 at the Farmers Branch Rec Center

To sign up for the workshop, contact Bess Saloman at besstek@yahoo.com.


Mini Workshop Supply List Jan. 15: 1pm – 3pm $10.00

Any pastel paper, sanded or unsanded, or arches watercolor
Whatever SOFT pastels you have or acrylics
photographs you may want to work from (There will be some to borrow) preferably landscapes
Large brush and alcohol (optional), paper towels, wet hand wipes (or baby wipes)
We will work on composition, values and color combinations
1-DAY Workshop Supply List Jan. 16: 10a -4pm $65.00 at the Farmers Branch Rec Center
Same list as above , but we will work toward completing a painting, so if you have higher quality pastels, and/or acrylics as well as higher quality paper, please bring them. We may combine water medium with SOFT pastels
You would probably want to bring a choice of a few of your photos so you can continue your paintings after the workshop.
Alcohol and water jar
Large brush for alcohol
Several higher quality water media brushes in several sizes (optional)
paper towels, wet hand wipes(or baby wipes)

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