Drawing & Painting

Plein Air Painting

Wednesday
May 4 - 25 (4 weeks)
All levels
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Instructor: Frank DePietro
Members: $115
Non-Members: $130
This four-week course takes painting outside to nearby Goodstay Gardens. The class will emphasize traditional plein air painting techniques, focusing on approaches to using color for capturing the light, shadow, and form of landscapes. Individual instruction, examples and demonstrations will be used to reinforce concepts.
Supply List
  • Travel easel   
  • Paint:  
    • 37ml Titanium white  
    • 37ml Burnt Sienna  
    • 37ml Burnt Umber  
    • 37ml Sap Green  
    • 37ml Cadmium Red Hue  
    • 37ml Cadmium Yellow Pale hue  
    • 37ml Cerulean Blue Hue  
    • 37ml French Ultramarine Blue  
    • 37ml Viridian Green Hue  
    • 37ml Alizarin Crimson  
    • 37 ml Paynes gray  
  • 12”x16” palette or disposable palette  
  • Palette knife  
  • 11”x14” and 16”x20 pre stretched canvas or canvas boards  
  • Jar with lid for turpentine  
  • Odorless Mineral Spirits  
  • Paper Towels  
  • Brushes:  
    • #2 filbert bristle brush   
    • #4 filbert bristle brush  
    • #6 filbert bristle brush  
    • #8 filbert bristle brush