LPAPA announces “Sounds with Plein Air” Paint Out on February 17

LPAPA is excited to announce that the 5th Annual “LPAPA Strong Painted Postcards Art Auction” fundraiser opened online at 10 a.m. yesterday (Feb. 5). The auction continues until 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8. Painted postcards can be viewed online by clicking here.

All postcards have a starting bid of $50 with $10 bid increments. They’re hoping viewers will bid generously and help raise funds to support LPAPA’s art and education programs and the artists. When bidding you can choose to place an exact bid, or you can choose to place a proxy bid and let 32auctions bid for you. Click the Auction link and open a free auction account or log in to bid.

LPAPA is hosting an online Virtual Reception Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5 p.m. Register to join LPAPA for free by clicking here to meet the artist, and help them count down to the auction ending at 6 p.m.

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New Paint Party Paint Alongs – February 15

Thursday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Afternoon Tea, Live and Online Paint Party

Get four fun-filled paint parties with different themes for $199.

Save more than $35 when you enroll in the series of four, or purchase individual courses for $59/each.

Burger Bar – February 21

Daddy’s Girl – February 28

Sunset Sky – March 6

Learn new techniques to achieve strong design, light and shadow, as participants paint this beautiful rose and lovely china.

New Paint Party Paint Alongs are here. Grab your paint and easel and join award-winning artist Debra Huse for live, online Paint Parties.

Discover Huse, who will provide the reference photos and guide you from start to finish as you paint together, brushstroke by brushstroke. Enjoy exclusive pro tips and insightful instruction. Paint Parties are fun for everyone, from beginner to more advanced painters. Complete a great little painting in only two hours. See, paint and learn with other artists from across the world.

To register, click here.

“Sounds with Plein Air” on February 17

Saturday, Feb. 17, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

22nd Season of the Laguna Beach Music Festival

LPAPA “Sounds with Plein Air” Paint Out at Heisler Park

In celebration of the 22nd season of the Laguna Beach Music Festival, the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association team up for this special three-hour event with LPAPA plein air painters, Laguna Beach Music Festival artists, and local musicians, gathering in Laguna Beach for a morning of art, music and ocean views. This is a free event open to the public. Details about the schedule and specific locations to follow.

Members are invited to register for free to join in the fun. Bring your painting gear, family and friends, and enjoy a morning full of music and art. Non-Member Artists are invited to participate with the LPAPA Artists for a $10 registration fee. Registration is required.

For questions, contact Bonnie Langner at 949.376.3635.

Payment in full in advance only. Advance registration is required to be recognized as a participating artist. Current LPAPA Members are invited to participate for free; non-member outdoor painters are welcome to join this for a $10 registration fee. All painting experience levels and all mediums are welcome. Register by clicking here.

Annual Signature Showcase

The LPAPA Gallery features their 3rd Annual “Signature Showcase” gallery exhibition features original plein air and studio works created by LPAPA Signature Artist Members on display until March 4.

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Signature Showcase

Participating Signature Artists: Geoff Allen, Richard Boyer, Carl Bretzke, Cynthia Britain, Brienne Brown, Saim Caglayan, Larry Cannon, Rick J. Delanty, Gil Dellinger, Carole Gray-Weihman, Scott Hamill, Nita Harper, Mike Hill, Catherine Hillis, Charlie Hunter, Debra Huse, Chuck Kovacic, Jason Li, Calvin Liang, Richard Lindenberg, Kim Lordier, David Marty, Eileen McCullough, Terry Miura, Lisa Mozzini-McDill, Robin Purcell, Jeff Sewell, Mark Shasha, Michael Situ, Durre Waseem and Ran Wu.

The LPAPA Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., or by appointment, with extended hours to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. For assistance, call the LPAPA Gallery at 949.376.3635, or contact Bonnie Lander at bonnie@lpapa.org, or Toni Kellenberg at toni@lpapa.org, or by phone at 949.291.0882

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association/LPAPA Gallery is located at 414 N. Coast Highway, Laguna Beach.

For more information, go to www.lpapa.org.

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