If you have always wanted to try painting outdoors, in the open air with natural light, here’s a great way to get started! Join Diane on the Museum campus as we paint the gardens, flowers and streetscapes of Easton. Enjoy quick demos, lots of painting time and plenty of personal attention; and feel the pleasure of interpreting our beautiful surroundings in paint. Diane is a devoted and experienced plein air painter who is honored to have been accepted seven times as a Plein Air Easton competition artist. dianeduboismullaly.com Minimum 6, Maximum 12.

Instructor: Diane DuBois Mullaly
Saturday & Sunday, April 22 & 23
Cost: $125 Members, $150 Non-Members
For beginners with no materials a material fee of $40 is payable to the instructor at the first class.  For returning painters, please see the materials list.
To register click HERE.


April 22 - April 23, 2017


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Class Schedule:

Saturday and Sunday

Class Information:

These materials are supplied for a $40 materials fee, payable to the instructor. You are welcome to bring your own materials and not pay the fee. If so, be sure you have all materials and the exact paint colors on the list

Oil Paint – ONLY these specific colors
Azo Yellow, M Graham brand (or Cadmium Yellow Light, Gamblin brand), 37 ml tube
Napthol Red, M Graham brand or Gamblin brand, 37 ml tube
Ultramarine Blue, M Graham brand or Gamblin brand, 37 ml tube
Titanium/Zinc White, Gamblin brand, 150 ml tube

Robert Simmons, Signet Flat, size 6
Plus, any long handled round sable or synthetic sable brush, about 1/8" wide with bristles about 1/2" long that come to a point

Paper Palette, 9x12, white, no thumb hole
Masterson Palette Seal with blue lid, 12x16 (optional and not included in $40 fee)
Canvas Board Panels, 8x10, at least 4 inexpensive ones (Dick Blick’s Economy Canvas Panel is nice for the price)
Painting Knife (aka palette knife, trowel shaped)
Silicoil Brush Cleaning Tank; or glass jar with lid that seals tight
Odorless Mineral Spirits by Turpenoid or Gamsol, 32 oz
Sketch Book, Spiral Bound 5.5 x 8; or any sketchbook you have
Farber Castel Artist Pen, Black, Fine Nib; or any fine tipped black marker (this is for sketching thumbnail drawings)
Paper Towels, Viva brand, 1 roll
Grocery Bags for trash
Pizza Box or other flat box with a lid to transport wet paintings

Also Bring
An open mind, your creative spirit, and your sense of wonder. There is no pressure! Be ready to relax, get in touch with the painter inside you, think good thoughts, and have a lot of fun!

Local Supplier
Ben Franklin, 101 Marlboro Avenue Easton, MD 21601, (410) 820-0202.
Now carries Gamblin oil colors and Robert Simmons Brushes at competitive prices.

Online Suppliers
Dick Blick www.dickblick.com
Jerry’s Artarama www.jerrysartarama.com
Cheap Joe’s www.cheapjoes.com