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-- Michelangelo Buoanarroti, 1533



Join Us at Our Annual Meeting

Don't Miss the Demonstration by Romel de la Torre

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The Maryland Society of Portrait Painters is pleased to host internationally renowned artist Romel de la Torre at MSPP's annual meeting Saturday Nov 1, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland.

The event will begin with a brief meeting at 1:00, then Romel will take the stage. Space is very limited, please reserve your ticket via PayPal or mail a check

Photography permitted, please no video.
Light refreshments will be served.

This is a wonderful opportunity to watch Romel paint the portrait 'alla prima', hear insights about portraiture, and meet the artist himself!


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Maryland Society of Portrait Painters is a non-profit organization founded in 1982 for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the development of portraiture. Membership is open to individuals and organizations interested in the art of portraiture or active in creating portraits in painting, drawing and sculpture.


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