Peace River Painters

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Painting from life is essential to every artist.  It sharpens the memory, dramatically improves draftsmanship, and gradually enhances painting proficiency.    


Free and Open to all Artists


Mondays:  8:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted)

Feb 12 - Matlacha Art District,  Matlacha Community Park, 4577 Pine Island Road N.W., Matlacha, FL 33993; also Leoma Lovegrove's Gallery garden is open for painters

Feb 19 - Ponce de Leon Park,  3400 Ponce de Leon Pkwy, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Feb 26 - Oaks of Devonnaire, 1423 SE County Road 760A, Arcadia, FL 34266

Mar 5 - Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center -  10941 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33955

Mar 12 - Hathaway Park -  35461 Washington Loop Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33982

Mar 19 - Historic Spanish Point,  337 N Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229

Mar 26 - Nav-A-Gator -  9700 SW Riverview Cir., Lake Suzy, FL 34269

FOR ADDITIONAL INFO - EMAIL:  [email protected]

WHEN:  We meet on Mondays at 8:30 AM (unless otherwise noted) at various locations in and around Charlotte County, Florida for plein air painting. There are no fees and no instruction for the paint-outs. For those who wish to participate, we have a painting review at 11:30 AM to share and discuss our work. Come on out and join us -- we welcome all mediums and all levels of experience. It's all about having fun and enjoying the process.   

WHAT TO BRING:  Remember to bring a hat, sunscreen and bug spray. Wear closed-toe shoes. Bring your camera and a painting umbrella along with all your usual paint materials: turp, medium, brushes, palette knives, painting panels or stretched canvas, sketch book, pencil, pen, paints, palette, pochade box, paper towels,  tripod or French Easel, a tarp, trash bag, snack, portable chair.

Sharon Yarbrough, Director/Coordinator

Email:  [email protected]

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