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)

Our regular weekly paint-outs on Mondays will begin on October 8th and continue every Monday until the Spring.  You can sign up for our MailChimp newsletter by going to the "Sign-Up" tab above and you will receive a weekly notice of where we are painting.


Oct 8 Pottery Express 25370 Zemel Rd, Punta Gorda, FL 33955

Oct 15 Snook Haven, 5000 E. Venice Ave., Venice, FL 34292

Oct 22 Arcadia Downtown, Meet near Mary Margaret's Tea & Biscuit, 10 Polk St, Arcadia, FL 34266

Oct 29 Artist Acres, 580 Artists Avenue, Englewood, FL 34223

FOR ADDITIONAL INFO - EMAIL:  peaceriverpainters@gmail.com

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:  peaceriverpainters@gmail.com

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