Plein Air Painting (One Day) Registration

What is plein air painting?

Plein air painting is the act of painting outdoors from nature. In this 2 day workshop, Brenda Pinnick will take you beyond the 4 walls of the studio to the beauty of the outdoors.Plein air painting is the best way to understand the effects of light and atmosphere in the landscape and as a long time, experienced plein air painter, she wants to share her years of observation and knowledge with you. Working on location in the open air is both challenging and exhilarating. You’ll learn the best way to manage equipment, to chose a location and subject matter, how to quickly identify correct values and design your painting with confidence.Brenda will share with you her approach to creating her award winning work by using beautiful color, exciting brushwork and proven design truths that are universal to creating beautiful artwork.

This 2 day workshop will be based in Canton, Ga, an hour drive from Atlanta. Our home base is Local Color Art Studio where we’ll meet each morning. From there, we’ll travel to our morning location for painting which is Coulterville: 2793 Univeter Rd., Canton Ga 30115.

Brenda welcomes anyone who is excited about advancing their art. Newer painters will learn the basics of a strong beginning and how to move forward with confidence. More advanced students will appreciate the individual attention.

She will help you build on your existing strengths while also exploring opportunities for improvement and true growth. Brenda believes in gentle encouragement and places great effort on making sure each student gets the attention they need and desire.

As a teacher, Brenda shares her healthy respect for the tradition of excellence demonstrated by the many teachers she has personally experienced in her life. She honors them by bringing with her the desire to share all she knows about painting, about design and about the importance of encouraging individual, personal expression.

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