Wednesday, March 30, 2011

MEETING 3/26/11 - FOLLOW-UP / Tips Handout

A while back we asked all our chapter members to submit tips and hints and favorite techiques to use while working with colored pencil. Click on the image to link to a dowloadable/printable PDF doc of our compiled list of tips. This is a great asset to our chapter - use it wisely! ;)

Friday, March 4, 2011

Sales Event at Daniel Smith (online)

I received an email from Daniel Smith - They are having a 40% off sale until March 7th. However, one needs the code W4TMARCH that goes on the final order screen. Just thought others should know.
from Lin McKay

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

MEETING 2/26/11 - FOLLOW-UP / Special Auction Event

Our chapter is proud to offer an extremely special opportunity to its members! We are holding an online silent-auction for one spot at the upcoming Masterwork Miniature Colors Pencil Workshop (full description below)! Members can simply make a bid in the comments section of this blog post, or by emailing me (melinda at melindabeavers dot com) -- make sure to include your name and bid amount! DC 219 will cover the remainder of the workshop fee.

Folks this is an AMAZING opportunity to attend an wonderful workshop by an extraordinary colored pencil artist at a discounted rate!! I also need to mention that we need as many attendees as we can pack in here if we ever want an opportunity this like again in the future! So here's a fantastic opportunity to get in on the action, especially if you were on the fence because of cost.

We opened the bidding at our meeting and leaving it open here on the blog for one week (from today since I am late getting this post up) - so bidding will close at 11:59pm March 8th!!
*please note you must be a current member of CPSA DC219 to be eligible to place a bid.

Workshop description:
Secret Weapons of Colored Pencil Workshop
Presenter: Melissa Miller Nece, CPSA
This workshop is all about colored pencils with an emphasis on using them in miniatures. Ms. Miller is regarded as one of the foremost colored pencil artists in the United States and has been published in national magazines and numerous books.

April: 10, 11 (Sun & Mon) Time: 9:30 am-4:30 pm Cost: $225 (if paid in full before 1/1/11 the cost is $200)
Further information and to register: Lin McKay at 505-294-2935 or email: