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En Plein Air: Outdoor Painting Session at Bartley Ranch Park

En Plein Air: Outdoor Painting Session at Bartley Ranch Park

Saturday, September 18
9 am - 2 pm

Explore light and color “en plein air” in a series of site-specific outdoor painting sessions. Facilitated by faculty from the E.L. Cord Museum School this painting series is an opportunity for intermediate to advanced artists to paint from life, capturing the beauty of our local landscapes.

Saturday, September 18
9 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Carola Roach
Ages: 15+ | *Some experience

Supply list: Please bring your medium you feel most comfortable working in as this class will focus more on light and color of “plein air” style. The instructor works mostly in acrylics and oils.

Recommend Supplies: Please show your proof of registration at Nevada Fine arts for a 10% discount. 

  • Pencil
  • Canvas: minimum 11” x 14” – up to 18” x 24” (or appropriate paper if using water color, pastels, etc.)
  • Portable easel
  • Assorted Brushes and pallet knife
  • Pallet Colors Spray bottle
  • Jar (for water)
  • Metal containers appropriate for thinner and medium ( if using oil paint)
  • Rags/paper towels
  • Disposable rubber gloves



  • Light weight folding chair
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Hat
  • Water and snacks
  • Sunscreen


Recommend colors:

  • Titanium White
  • Ivory Black
  • Cadmium Red Pale or Light
  • Napthol Red Light
  • Alizarin Crimson
  • Cadmium Yellow Pale or light Lemon Yellow
  • Hansa Yellow or Zinc Yellow
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Ultramarine Blue Deep or French Ultramarine
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Burnt Sienna 


Location information and directions: 

Bartley Ranch Park. 

Meeting place:

First parking lot on the right by Huffaker School and The Huffaker Pavilion.

September 18, 2021 9 am – 2 pm