Plein Air painting is coming to Wellfield! Plein air painting, is a phrase borrowed from the French equivalent meaning “open (in full) air“. Have you ever wanted to try your hand at painting? This class will teach you the basics of painting in a fun and comfortable environment.
Week one: Foundation techniques – small scale surface
Method- thumbnail tabs, finding compositions, sketching/washing in color
Week two: Blocking in and value gaging- small scale surface
Method- “squinting to see technique”, blocking in large areas, picking out color climate/tonality
Week three: Adding information and working with time limits/ sunlight changes-option to work larger
Method- working from large to small areas. Mark making and impact with simplicity in brush choice
Week four: Collective studies – option to work larger or on size of choice
Method- applying learned course techniques with open interpretation and freedom of abstraction and expression
The class has not yet been posted, but you can pre-register here, by showing your interest!