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A new year brings new challenges and remember Challenge paintings can be framed, named and priced for sale. They will be hung together near the back of the Gallery under the title of the challenge.
FEBRUARY: TWO COLORS
MAY: OUT ON A LEDGE
JUNE: TURNING POINT
JULY: BALANCE OF COLOR
AUGUST: DOG DAZE
OCTOBER: CHRISTMAS CAT
DECEMBER: Create a painting for the annual Christmas party exchange
November Challenge: Umbrella
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This month's program will be presented by Jerry Speight who will share information on how he creates his vibrant and multilayered abstract paintings on acrylic.
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Thanks, to all of you, that participated in the Open Houses! Special “cudos” to Jenny Fuller, for organizing the celebration for the New Show! Many paintings were sold, new customers we’re gained, and a good time was had by all! Sunday afternoon was well attended, with delicious treats by Martha Brown and Carol Hudson, painting demos by Rebekah Thuline and Sandy
Johnson, and special music by Nyla (Carol Hudson’s granddaughter) and Scott Morris!
Okay, the $10 Miniature Sale, is swiftly approaching! To date, we have almost 400 minis! We could still use help from 12:30-4:00 and more minis. Lunch will be served around noon....the date is Nov. 30th.
Jerry Speight, retired Art Professor at MSU and PAPA Member, will have the program at our next meeting, Nov. 26th. He will share information on how he creates his vibrant, multilayered, abstract paintings in acrylics. The Challenge is Umbrella, idea by Peggy Forthman, Ann Mayo, and Linda Cox.
Remember the date change for the Dec. meeting to the 17th! If you wish to participate, we will have a painting exchange. Bring a 11x14 or smaller painting, gift wrapped, all may bring a snack, and we will party!!!
I just read a wonderful thought, by Catherine Pulsifer. “Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but everyday of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” So true! Cherish the time with your family and friends. As always, thank you, for all you do for PAPA, you are the best!
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