PLEIN AIR WORKSHOP
Explore the painting frenzy that has swept the country. Plein Air (pronounced "plen" air), is the practice of painting in the great outdoors. While Van Gogh made the practice famous, artists throughout the ages have participated in this exciting pursuit.
But painting outside can be daunting for the beginner and even the experienced studio painter. This workshop will introduce the student to the basic principles of plein air painting.
Choosing and isolating the scene
What to focus on
Capturing the essence of the scene
How to deal with changing light conditions
Color and Value
Techniques and Tricks
WHEN: Saturday, August 15th, Monday August 24th, 31st, and September 7th (subject to possible change due to Holiday).
LOCATION: Various locations to be determined by the instructor.
CONTACT: Susan Spar (360) 477-1024