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)

Apr 30 - Boca Grande, Park in the park across from Loose Caboose on 4th St. and paint downtown Boca Grande shops, churches, beaches (stay for lunch after painting)

May 7 - Blind Pass Beach,  6725 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL 34223

May 14 - Herrmanns Lipizzan Stallion Farm - Minimum $5 donation required,  32755 Singletary Rd, Myakka City, FL 34251

May 21 - Edison Ford Estate - $5 Donation required, 2350 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901

May 28 - Ollie's Pond,  18235 Avon Avenue, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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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