Tag: Arts

Colorado: Ready, set … paint!

Forest Service promotes the arts and the national Christmas tree with Aug. 18 event in Aspen

Colorado landscape painters have the chance to compete for cash prizes this weekend in Aspen.

By Summit Voice

SUMMIT COUNTY — For Colorado landscape painters, there’s not much that’s more pleasant than a day spent in fresh air, rendering a stunning Rocky Mountain scene.

Add to that the potential to win a cash prize and to help publicize that this year’s national Christmas tree will come from Colorado, and you have the makings of a great event, with the White River National Forest sponsoring a day-long paint-out session at five scenic spots in the Aspen area.

The Aug. 18 art festival features a total of $4,000 in cash prizes and a chance to win a spot at the prestigious Denver Plein Air Arts Festival. Continue reading “Colorado: Ready, set … paint!”


Morning photo: Best of the week

A look back

It's hard for me to render a flower in black and white, but the pattern of the leaves and blossom work in monochrome.

SUMMIT COUNTY — Some of the best shots from the past week’s photoblogs … Continue reading “Morning photo: Best of the week”