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Course Description

Capture outdoor landscapes and the wonders of nature. This immersive class offers a comprehensive learning experience, blending classroom sessions and practical fieldwork. Start your journey with a brief classroom lecture, followed by hands-on practice, preparing you for the exciting outdoor demonstrations. Experience the sheer joy of painting in the open air. Discover the art of selective observation as you learn how to capture only the elements that truly resonate with your artistic sensibilities. Delve into the secrets of color mixing, master the nuances of brushwork, and acquire the essential tools to paint outdoors with confidence and ease.

Notes

Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected in class. A basic supplies list will be included with your student confirmation upon registration. Additional supplies may be emailed by the instructor prior to the start of the class.

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Section Title
Plein Air Painting: Capturing the Outdoors
Type
Class
Days
F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Mar 01, 2024 to Mar 22, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Location
  • Fletcher Cove Community Center
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Instructors
Materials List / Textbook

Basic Supplies List

  • Sketchbook-9x12 Either filled with mixed-media or watercolor paper (Canson XL Mix media, Master's Touch mixed media from Hobby Lobby, Aquabee and Vision Watercolor sketchbooks are all good. Make sure the paper says 90 lb or higher.)
  • #6 round watercolor paint brush
  • HB pencil
  • soft white or kneaded eraser
  • Watercolor paints-* If you already have paints you like to use, don’t go out and buy my suggested colors, bring your paints to class and whatever brushes you like to use.
  • Buy Cotman Sketcher's box or Cotman brand if you are on a budget. Otherwise buy artist quality brands like Daniel Smith, Winsor Newton, DaVinci, etc.
  • Paint colors- Permanent rose, lemon yellow, sap green,thalo blue, ultramarine blue, burnt sienna and yellow ochre.
  • palette with room for mixing colors and a palette with a lid is good or you can use a china plate
  • toilet paper
  • a kitchen sponge or a clean old wash or dish rag
  • a ruler
  • scissors
Section Notes

Supplies: A $3 materials fee will be collected in class. A basic supplies list will be included with your student confirmation upon registration. Additional supplies may be emailed by the instructor prior to the start of the class.

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