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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. We will focus on opaque Media: Oil, Pastels, etc.. 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 will demonstrate using one of the opaque mediums.  Please contact John for a suggested list of materials to bring with you.  (641 451-4704 or email

Upcoming Classes...

  • Saturday, May. 16th, 2020 from 9:00am until 4:30pm
    Location: Rose Garden Along Des Moines River - 29000 Hawk Drive • Bentonsport, IA 52565 [Map]
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