western Slope - Wednesdays

Meeting Time: Wednesdays 9 AM, in and around the Grand Junction. 
Contact: Nancy Lewis, 970-462-7370, Nancy@nblewis.com

rsvp's are always welcome.

August 7 - Jane and Rob’s house. - 3810 G 2/10 Rd, Palisade, CO 81526.

This location is on the bend of the Colorado River in Palisade.  What to paint: There is a small vineyard, lots of flowering potted plants, views of the book cliffs and the Grand Mesa, a yard with wild parts and tame parts to painting on this expansive property. There is shade, restroom and water is available to drink, even a screened in gazebo to paint in. Location link: https://goo.gl/maps/FB7m7sErS6eaJiiJ9

August 14 - Grand Mesa. - Let’s meet at the Carson Lake Recreation area on Lands End road on the Grand Mesa or if we see something great before there we might stop and paint on the way. Look for us. Better yet we can car pool. Let me know if you are going and we can organize this. The wildflowers will be spectacular, there are aspen trees and lakes and other great things to paint.  There are restrooms, no water or cell phone coverage. RSVP are strongly recommended. We will be painting in a remote area so I want to make sure there will be a few of us to paint together for the safety of everyone.  Here is the link to the location. Directions: From Mesa go south 19 miles on HWY 65 to Lands End Road (Forest Rt. 100) intersection. Turn right go 3.5 miles to Carson Lake sign turn left go 1.8 miles to parking area.                                           Link Location:   https://goo.gl/maps/A9yBDgTrUQkYS2yz8

August 21 - Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area. Canyon wilderness covers much of this 210,000-acre park with dramatic vistas, trails & campsites, rock formations, water scenes along creeks and high desert plateau vegetation and trees. This is one of our most popular painting areas. Car pooling is recommended. No water, no restrooms and no cell coverage. Meet at 8:45am at highway 50 and Dominquez-Escalante parking area. We will than drive down road 650. We might stop along the way to paint or we will paint at the Walker cabin which is 7 miles down the dirt road. Basically the Dominquez-Escalante parking area is 18 miles east of Whitewater along Highway 50. Turn right on Escalante Canyon Road also called 650 Road.                                                                                                                                                            Click here for location: https://goo.gl/maps/eCUPUPqAmasyGY3s8.


August 28 - Join us as we paint along the Colorado River at the Palisade Boat launch and base of the Palisade Rim Trail. Paint the real Castlerock of western Colorado with reflections, bridge, big trees, wild vegetation and mountains as the backdrop. No restroom or water. Park in the boat launch parking lot.


Nancy Lewis


May your next painting be a masterpiece!-Nancy

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