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Bill Cone Pastel Demonstration – Hosted By the San Francisco Chapter

Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you are in the Berkely vicinity on Saturday,  March 18, 2023, you won’t want to miss this pastel demonstration by acclaimed landscape and longtime Pixar artist Bill Cone and hosted by our San Francisco Chapter. The acclaimed artist, who has also contributed to multiple Pixar films since 1993, will demonstrate techniques for capturing the world in pastels.

This event has a capacity of 20 participants so, RSVP today!

About The Artist:

A graduate of the Art Center College of Design in 1983, Bill Cone has been painting landscapes for more than 25 years, often in the East Bay hills, with yearly pack-trips into the Sierra mountains. His pastel paintings have been exhibited in group and one man shows throughout California. His “day job” for 29 years was as a Production Designer for Pixar Animation Studios, where he did hundreds of pastel lighting studies for films that include Toy Story, Cars, Inside Out, Up, and Lucca.  He has  lectured at numerous plein air conventions and events, and teaches plein air workshops.

What: Bill Cone Pastel Demo
Date & Time: Saturday, March 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free; RSVP HERE
featured image: October Heart, 2022, pastel on paper, 12″ x 9″


Saturday, March 18, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Berkely, CA 94710 United States
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