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Plein Air Painting

Learn to observe color and capture changing light along the city's lakefront and in its parks. Necessary equipment, paint, and supplies will be addressed, and students will have the option of working in oil or acrylics. Should the weather become inclement, the class will retire to the museum and/or classroom for a lecture and slide presentation. Students will be required to provide their own supplies, including a collapsible easel, which will be discussed in the first class. Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Drawing, or equivalent experience.

Click here to learn more about faculty member ,Jose Andreu's teaching practice and art practice. 

No class on June 19 + July 3


Registration for this course is closed.

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Plein Air
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Class meeting time 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Class meeting days Saturday
Building and room 280 Building, Room 125
Course number 1083
Course instructor Jose Andreu