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Plein Air Painting Masterclass
The Bloedel Reserve Plein Air Program is pleased to bring together some of the finest Plein Air artists in the region.
October 28, 11 AM-4 PM – All Levels Welcome
Robin Weiss assisted by Nora Reynolds
Masterclass participants will gather at the Arrival Garden between 10:30 AM and 10:45 AM. Bring your own art supplies (see below), a sack lunch, and water bottle. There will an hour or so lecture time on materials and design principals, then a demonstration which takes about an hour. Students will have plenty of time to paint while individual instruction is given.
Learn more about Robin Weiss here.
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This instruction is geared to oil painting, but other mediums are also appropriate. Bring plein air painting supplies and a way to transport them (cart, backpack, wagon). Supplies should consist of, but are not limited to the following:
Painting box with tripod or French easel, brushes, (#6 hog bristle filbert, several sizes 10-4 synthetic mongoose flats, a thin “rigger” script brush and a 1-inch chip brush), or similar.
Paint colors suggested from M Graham Co.: Ultramarine Blue, Cobalt Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Cad Red Light, Cad Yellow, Yellow Ochre, Viridian, Ivory Black, Transparent Red Oxide; from Gamblin: Radiant Blue, Radiant turquoise, gel medium, or similar.
Panels to paint on: Centurion OPL or acrylic primed 9×12 (2), 6×12, 6×8, for example.
Suggested misc. items: paper towels, trash bag, water, sun hat, view finder, small t square, sketch book, pencil (facilitator will have some sketch books, viewfinders, and finito pen kits for sale).
Located in a semi-rural residential area, our parking capacity is limited and there is no street or off-site parking available. During busy seasonal events and the summer, we encourage the use of BI Ride, carpooling, or other ride-sharing services. If we reach our parking capacity, we may ask you to return at a later time or another day. We appreciate your understanding.