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Plein Air: Landscapes

Instructor: John Preston

Class Fee:$70.00

One-Day Class. Simplifying plein air painting to capture a sense of natural light and atmosphere as stand alone work or studio reference. Oil, pastel, or watercolor. Participants will learn to see “painterly”: converting what one sees to simple marks in a variety of media and recognizing the visual elements that matter to picture making.

Class Time: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM with a lunch break from noon – 1:00 PM.  Bring a sack lunch or order from a local restaurant.

Location: Class location will be determined by the instructor the week prior to class. Students will be notified by phone or email by John.

Class Fee: Single Day $70 

Class Size: 3 minimum / 10 maximum

Materials: Class is open to all mediums.  John can demonstrate in watercolor, oil or pastels.  Please contact John for a suggested list of materials in your preferred medium.  (319-498-4685 or email