OPAL; Ohio Pastel Artists League

OPAL Workshop Schedule



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OPAL Member Meeting Schedule

(All member meetings generally are on the first Thursday of month beginning at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted)

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2024

Thursday, January 4, 2024 -- 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Bob Sako - "Quick Gesture Drawing"

  • Location:  COhatch Easton, 4182 Worth Ave. Space No. I-115, Columbus, OH 43219
  • Bring your drawing materials to work along with Bob!
  • Livestream for members not joining in-person will be made available so you can follow along at home


Thursday, February 1, 2024 -- 6:30 - 8:30 pm - Susan Kuznitsky (https://www.susankuznitsky.com/)

  • Location:  COhatch-Worthington Hardware, 659 High St, Worthington, OH 43240 (UPDATED LOCATION!!!!)
  • Susan will be joining us via Livestream.  She will provide a demonstration, a slide show, and will take questions throughout the demonstration
  • Livestream for members not joining in-person will be available


Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm -- Pam Hartford (https://www.pamhartfordart.com) - "Experimenting with Pan Pastels"

  • Location: Old Worthington Library, 820 High St., Worthington, OH 43085 (Not CoHatch!) - Owl Meeting Room
    • Bring some regular, smooth drawing paper, drawing pencils or pastel pencils, kneaded eraser, plastic eraser, towel or drop cloth for workspace. 
    • If you have stencils, oil pastels, and black markers, bring as well.
  • OPAL will provide the Pan Pastels and a application sponge for use.(If you have your own of each, please bring along)
  • You can participate remotely! Livestream for members not joining in-person will be available.


Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 1:00 - 3:00 pm -- Annual Group Paint-Around

  • Location:  Westerville Public Library, Meeting Room B, 126 S. State St., Westerville, OH 43081
  • Bring your pastels, a photo reference, and your painting surface with sketched from photo reference
    • We will spend up to 5 min per person on a painting and then move along. 
    • Plan to attend and see how each person brings their individual style to each painting.
    • Lots of fun!
  • This is an in-person event -- No Livestream will be available for this meeting.


Thursday, May 2, 2024 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD


June/July - No Meetings


Friday, August 2, 2024 - 1:00 - 5:00 pm -- Winery at Porter Central Plein Air/Wine Tasting

  • Location:  Winery at Porter Central, , 8290 Porter Central Rd., Sunbury, OH  43074
  • This is a plein air event...plenty to paint and the option for wine tasting and some food
  • More details to come as event gets closer


Thursday, September 5, 2024 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD


Thursday, October 3, 2024 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD


Thursday, November 7, 2024 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- TBD


Thursday, December 5, 2025 - 6:30 - 8:30 pm -- Potluck/Painting Exchange

  • Potluck and member painting swap

OPAL Member Exhibition Schedule



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