WORKSHOP: PLEIN AIR LANDSCAPE PAINTING
Instructor: Bernard Dellario
3 Days: Friday, May 21–Sunday, May 23
Time: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
Cost: $210 Members, $260 Non-members
EN PLEIN AIR
Paint the beautiful spring scenery around historic Easton, MD. This session will focus on how to approach the unique aspects of outdoor landscape painting. Many areas of plein air landscape painting will be discussed such as:
• How to choose subject matter
• Working with a limited palette
• Simplifying complex elements of the landscape
• Capturing the subject quickly and accurately
• Creating strong compositions
• Value/color theory and atmospheric perspective.
Demonstrations, group critiques and plenty of individual personal instruction are included. All experience levels accepted but some previous experience with oil paint medium preferred.
Oil Paint (Basic List below, if you have other colors that you like you may bring them)
Cadmium Yellow Light
Permanent Alizarin Crimson
Cadmium Red Light
Titanium White (large tube)
Portable easel/setup for outdoor painting, doesn’t need to be elaborate – Examples:
- Open Box M
- French easel
- Stool with a board on your lap/palette on the ground
- Brushes: Bristle- (sized 2,4,8) flats and/or filberts, rounds ok if you like them
Odorless Mineral Spirits (such as Gamsol)
Container with good seal to hold Gamsol
Wood or Plexiglass palette (paper palette is not good for outdoors)
2 to 4 canvas panels “Per Day” (no larger than 9×12)
You can also use a canvas pad 12×16 (not paper such as Fredrix canvas pad) which you can divide in segments with tape.
Plastic bags for used towels, etc.
Small drawing pad and dark pencil or charcoal and camera
Optional: Sunscreen, bug spray, hat and/or visor, water bottle, food. windbreaker, warm jacket, disposable gloves
Feel free to email me if you have any questions on the supply list Bernie.email@example.com