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2018 Convention—Attend Event

August 1 @ 9:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm

Free - $105

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In conjunction with its annual International Exhibition, CPSA presents a fun-filled convention providing colored pencil artists the opportunity to network and become acquainted with other artists, attend workshops, view the exhibition, win door prizes at the Art Gala, and enjoy the banquet when the award-winning artists are announced.

Attendance is free, as are several convention events. Advance payment is required for the workshops and awards banquet.

  • Thursday and Friday—two different one-day workshops ($90 members; $105 non-members)
    NOTE: A member discount for workshops can be applied at checkout. You must use coupon code: member.
  • Friday evening—awards banquet

QUESTIONS?  Contact Kathleen Collins, Convention Director
conventions@cpsa.org or 937-232-8199 (no calls before 9:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. EST, please)

pdf fileDetailed information about the convention

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • Full payment is required to reserve your place for workshops and the banquet.
  • A $20 charge per person/per paid event applies to cancellations prior to July 15, 2018. No refunds after that date. Please allow 7–14 days for processing.

Details

Start:
August 1 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 4 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free - $105

Venue

Crowne Plaza Hotel
733 West Madison
Chicago, IL 60661 United States

Organizer

Colored Pencil Society of America
Email:
conventions@cpsa.org

Tickets

Unlimited available
2018 Conference Attendance **Required**FreeAlthough free, registration is required to ensure that you will have a name badge upon arrival. CPSA members also receive a welcome bag.

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31 available
Thursday Workshop (Barbara Dahlstedt, CPSA, CPX) Member discount coupon=member$105.00“Why Grisaille? Creating Lively Skin Tones”—Learn the grisaille process as it pertains to developing rich skin tones on the human face, working with light and shadow, handling edges and other techniques. ($15 member discount with coupon code = member)

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27 available
Thursday Workshop (Dyanne Locati, CPSA) Member discount coupon=member$105.00“Innovations with Colored Pencil”—Learn a fun and innovative method to create artwork using fluid acrylic as an underpainting for colored pencil layers and a grid concept as a design element. ($15 member discount with coupon code = member)

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30 available
Friday Workshop (Barbara Dahlstedt, CPSA, CPX) Member discount coupon=member$105.00“Why Grisaille? Creating Lively Skin Tones”—Learn the grisaille process as it pertains to developing rich skin tones on the human face, working with light and shadow, handling edges and other techniques. ($15 member discount with coupon code = member)

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33 available
Friday Workshop (Dyanne Locati, CPSA) Member discount coupon=member$105.00“Innovations with Colored Pencil”—Learn a fun and innovative method to create artwork using fluid acrylic as an underpainting for colored pencil layers and a grid concept as a design element. ($15 member discount with coupon code = member)

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181 available
Awards Banquet$55.00The highlight of the convention is the awards banquet where CPSA announces and presents exhibition awards and honors members who have achieved signature status and merit awards. Advance reservations and payment are required for this event. No children under 13, please.

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