PAA Paint Out

(Bad weather cancels, use your own judgement.)

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view from below

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Taken on June 25 - lots of water from big snow-melt that week.

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Looking uphill

July 18    8:30 am - 1 pm

-  Old Stone Bridge  -

Off Highway 50,
4.5 miles west of Twin Bridges. (Old Lincoln Highway)

There is a "Passing Lane Ahead" sign at the west end of the pullout.

(no restrooms at site)

Carpools advised so we don't mess up the scene with vehicles. To meet in Placerville for carpool leaving at 7:45
email coordinator

Thanks to the Tahoe Art League Plein Air Group for having this on your calendar. 

Here's another opportunity for you to paint this special spot.

If you have questions or would like to be on the email announcement list, email coordinator.

Winter Break - Paint Outs will resume Feb. 2018

October 17, 2017

 

Down Home Farm

9 am - 1 pm

 

There are many subjects to choose from here: a pond, bridge, gardens, antique decor, and probably ducks and fall leaves. 

 

Photographers and sketchers are always welcome too. 


 

Flyer with directions
attached here.

Tues, April 17, 2018

10 am - 1 pm

Boeger Winery

Placerville

1709 Carson Rd.

Note: bad weather cancels.

Flyer attached here
for directions

Sun., April 29, 2018, 9 am - 1 pm

Wakamatsu Farm

941 Cold Springs Road, Placerville

 –  Art on the Farm –

Placerville Art Association is partnering with the America River Conservancy for this day of art. Bring your easel and supplies, or camera, and spend the day painting, sketching, or “shooting” to your heart’s content. There are potentially thousands of beautiful images to capture at Wakamatsu. With 272 acres of springs, streams, oaks and vistas, an old barn, dairy, gravesite, home and gardens, the viewpoints are endless. Docents will be on hand to share the history of this remarkable piece of property.

Free (donations welcome).

Flyer attached here

www.arconservancy.org

Tues, May 8, 2018

9 am - 1 pm

High Sierra
Iris Farm

Camino

Flyer with
directions and photos
attached here

weddingsnflowers.com

Paint Out

Tues., August 25

8 - 11 am

at

Forebay Reservoir,
Pollock Pines

 

El Dorado Irrigation District's Day Use Area is open again after a long construction period.

 

Picnic tables and shade trees are available. Restrooms are at the far end by the dam.

 

The area is located on Forebay Road in Pollock Pines. From Hwy 50 exit at Sly Park Road,

 

Turn left on Pony Express Trail, then right

 onto Forebay Road, across the street from Safeway. Go about a mile, and the parking area is on the left.

2654 Forebay Rd,

Pollock Pines, CA 95726

eid.org/recreation/forebay-reservoir

 

No Charge
Open to All Artists and Photographers

PAA Members and Non-Members welcome

Limit 10 participants (until county restrictions change)

Please RSVP: Vesla (vgreenwood1@aol.com)

  

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(Bad weather cancels, use your own judgement.)

Suggestions welcome. Always collecting ideas for places in El Dorado County for our group to paint. Parking and restrooms preferred.

If you have questions, RSVP, or would like to sign-up for future emails about paint outs: 
email coordinator.

May 16 & 23, 2017

9-1

High Sierra Iris Farm

3170 Hassler Rd., Camino

April 22, 2017, 9-1

Wakamatsu Farm

941 Cold Springs Road, Placerville

 –  Art on the Farm –

Placerville Art Association is partnering with the America River Conservancy for this day of art. Bring your easel and supplies, or camera, and spend the day painting, sketching, or “shooting” to your heart’s content. There are potentially thousands of beautiful images to capture at Wakamatsu. With 272 acres of springs, streams, oaks and vistas, an old barn, dairy, gravesite, home and gardens, the viewpoints are endless. Docents will be on hand to share the history of this remarkable piece of property.  www.arconservancy.org

Saturday, Sept. 26, 9-11,

El Dorado Savings Bank

Hwy 50 & El Dorado Road.

The beautiful flowers in their landscaping are calling to be painted.

 

Limit 10 participants

Please RSVP: Vesla (vgreenwood1@aol.com)

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Tuesday, Oct. 6 & 13, 9-12,

Hooverville Orchards

This working farm has a rose garden, picnic area, a picnic area and a farm store. Hopefully the fall leaves and pumpkins will be around too. We are asked to stay out of the orchards themselves for safety.

Directions: From Hwy 50, Placerville – Take the Spring St/Hwy 49 exit North – Heading towards Coloma. Go 3.2 miles and turn Left on Wallace Road. Take the scenic winding road 1.2 miles to Hooverville Orchards

Hooverville Orchards

1100 Wallace Rd, Placerville

http://hoovervilleorchards.com

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Weather permitting...

March 24 (Wednesday)

9:30 am - Noon 

Boa Vista Orchards

Join us painting and sketching.

Park across the street from the fruit stand.

2952 Carson Rd.  Placerville

boavista.com

Directions: From Placerville, take Hwy 50 East. Take Carson Road Exit
Turn Left at Carson Road. Drive approx. 1 mile on Carson Road

Note: There is construction nearby on Hwy 50, follow short detour.

Please RSVP for event.

Email: coordinator

  

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March 21 & 28, 2017, 9-1

Greenwood Creek River Access,

So. Fork American River, near Coloma

 It’s a few minutes walk from the parking lot down a slight grade on a partially paved road so pack light.
Directions: About 4 miles past Coloma,
the turnoff is on the west side of the road just past a small creek overpass. Parking lot has a public restroom.
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Tues. April 6 , 2021

9 am - 1 pm 

Down Home Farm

100 Whitcomb Way, Placerville

Joyce Martin invites us again to a Paint Out on her wonderful property. There are many subjects to choose from: a pond, bridge, gardens, antique decor, many flowers and probably ducks & geese. Plenty of outside space for social distancing.

 

Directions: From Hwy 50, take El Dorado Road exit south about a mile. Turn right on Whitcomb Way (which is parallel to Silver Lode Rd., and just before Mother Lode Dr.). Follow Whitcomb to the end #100 Down Home Farm.

Please RSVP for event.

Email: coordinator

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Monday, May 10, 2021   9 am - 1 pm
High Sierra Iris Farm
3170 Hassler Rd., Camino

Directions: From Placerville, take Hwy 50 east about 5 miles. Turn Right on North Canyon Road and go 1-3/4 miles. Turn Left on Hassler Road and go 1/2 mile. Turn left through large black wrougt-iron gate into High Sierra Iris & Wedding Gardens (Sign says "Mount Olympus").

Their website is www.weddingsnflowers.com

Note: cell phone reception is slow at the site.

Bring a bag lunch for an informal optional noontime show & tell.

 

Please RSVP - email coordinator >>

Wed. May 12, 2021
9 am  - noon
Wakamatsu Farm
941 Cold Springs Road, Placerville

Turn in at the gate past the barn for parking and please sign in and out. Meet by the pond. Pack light as it is a short walk.

The America River Conservancy maintains this remarkable piece of historic property.  www.arconservancy.org

Directions: From Placerville, take Cold Springs Road about 6.9 miles. Entrance and Parking are just past the barn area.

Please RSVP for event.

Email: coordinator

  

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Tuesday, September 22

9 - 12 am

at

Eskaton Pond, Placerville

 

Discover a quiet corner at the back of the complex.

3380 Blairs Ln, Placerville, CA 95667

Limit 10 participants until county restrictions change

Please RSVP: Vesla (vgreenwood1@aol.com)

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Friday, June 22, 2018, 9 am - 1 pm

 

Down Home Farm

Joyce Martin invites us again to Paint Out on her wonderful property.  There are many subjects to choose from here: a pond, bridge, gardens, antique decor, and probably ducks and and flowers. Photographers and sketchers are always welcome too.

 

Flyer with directions and photos attached here

Monday, Oct. 19, 9-12,

Combellack-Blair House B&B,

and other Historic Buildings

Parking at 3049 Cedar Ravine, behind the dental office, or at the Title Company.

  

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