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Plein Air Painting: Capturing the Morning Light

Plein Air Painting: Capturing the Morning Light

Start oil painting, play with acrylics, experiment with water soluble oils or dabble in watercolor in this light series (classes sold individually). Using a limited palette of harmonized color students can expect to complete one basic pochades (preliminary painted sketches) capturing the summer morning light.

Classes will be held off-site at local scenic outdoor locations.

Note, this class meets for six weeks, June 25 – July 30, but classes are sold individually to accommodate summer travelers. Please register for each session you plan on attending separately.

Instructor: Erik Holland

Ages: 15 and up / All Levels

Supply List:

(3-6) 8” x 10” or 9”x 12” canvas panels (one to two panels per session) or watercolor paper if working in watercolor

Oil or Acrylic Paints Recommended Colors:

  • Titanium White
  • Ivory Black
  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cadmium Red Medium
  • Cadmium Yellow (pale or light)

Optional Colors

  • Alizarian Crimson
  • Cerulean Blue
  • Burnt Sienna
  • Raw Sienna
  • Yellow Ocher
  • Viridian Green
  • Burnt Umber

Selection of brushes
Painting knife
Turpenoid (odorless mineral spirits)
Small container with lid
Water with Container (if working in acrylics or watercolor)
French box easel (or similar)
Paper towels

July 9, 2014 8 – 11 am