Plein Air and Studio Landscape Painting

Plein Air and Studio Landscape Painting


4 Sundays, 9am-11am
Rob Zeller, Instructor
4 Classes
Meets 7/14, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11

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Painting outdoors is wonderful, but one of the great challenges of plein air work is knowing how to gather sufficient information in a limited timeframe.  Factoring in  the lack of controlled lighting and changing weather conditions, things can get frustrating quickly for both experienced and inexperienced artist’s alike.

In this class, students will be introduced to a simple and effective approach to capture a landscape effect in a short period of time. The class is limited to 2 hours, as the light shifts quickly out-of-doors. If it rains, we will meet indoors at the Teaching Studios and work on studio landscape projects.

Basic elements of landscape painting will be covered such as: how to use your materials in the easiest and most efficient manner, how to select a subject, and how to develop a study from start to finish.  Zeller will explain the use of thumbnail drawings to design a composition and then turn these thumbnails into oil paintings.

The class is open to beginning through advanced artists but some previous drawing experience is highly recommended.
Students will need to have their own portable, outdoor painting easel for this class.

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