Clear Creek Run Off 15.5 X 17.5 pastel

Plein Air Painting


Ages: 18 - No Limit

Ability: All

Expertise: Painting, Drawing, Art and Color Theory

Master the skills specific to plein air painting (painting on location). Materials and techniques are presented in a way to help the beginner get started as well as helping the experienced artist take their work to the next level. Each month begins with a entire class devoted to demonstration in either pastel or oil. Topics covered in the class include: Finding good plein air subject matter; materials, techniques, and tools for painting outside; Principles of design and color; Overcoming the changing light and weather conditions; and, completing painting in a limited period of time, including architecture, figures and animals in landscape. The class ends with a critique of work done that day. Lots of useful ideas, methods and techniques you can build on.

Uninstructed Thursday session 9AM-12:30PM except summer session.

FALL 2017: This course meets October 3, 10, 12, 24; November 7, 14, 21, 28; December 5, 12, 14, 19. No class on October 17. Make-up class on October 12 & December 14.

No class on Oct 31.

Materials List 

Plein Air Painting with Doug Dawson


Day/Time Tue, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Dates 03/06/2018 - 04/24/2018

Member Price   $33.00 (Volume Pricing)

Non-Member Price  $39.00 (Volume Pricing)  

Registration Deadline N/A

Location  Main School
200 Grant St
Denver, CO 80203