Dates of Class: Thursday
May 27 – July 1, 2021
Time: 5:00PM – 8:00PM
Instructor: Barbara Harris
Location: Art Studio A, 3rd Floor at SCCA for the first meeting, then various locations
Supplies: If this is your first time Plein Air painting, it is recommended that you bring the supplies you have to get started. You may not want to purchase additional supplies until after the first class, as the instructor will go over which materials you may need.
Suggested Supplies: Paints, Oils or Acrylics: Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Red, Cadmium Yellow, Titanium White.
Brushes: Flats or Filburt in #4, #6, and #8.
Canvas Boards: Suggested sizes 1 -2 per class. 8×10, 9×12, 11×14, 12×16.
Palette- Paper pad or wood Brush cleaner for oil paints; container for water for acrylic. Paper towels.
Registration required. Space is limited and classes are subject to participation minimums. Register online up to a week prior to a session starting or by calling 757-923-0003.
Class Detail: En plein air, or plein air painting, is the act of painting outdoors. This method contrasts with studio painting or academic rules that might create a predetermined look. Definition: denoting or in the manner of a 19th-century style of painting outdoors, or with a strong sense of the open air, that became a central feature of French impressionism.