Plein Air with Mike Rooney

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Plein Air with Mike Rooney

Wed 9am-12pm $125, $110 mbrs Intermediate Limit 16 See Supply List Mike Rooney Sponsored by Southernmost Beach Cafe
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Plein Air Painting- Loose and Colorful

Mike Rooney teaches classroom and plein air (french for in the open air) workshops from Maine to Key West that are guaranteed to loosen up your style and transform your art. Learn to paint outside with a loose, quick and impressionistic style by learning the how to’s of composition, color and value. we’ll cover: ~ how to draw in the essentials to the scene ~ equipment needed for plein air work ~ how to block in the big color notes quickly ~ Simplifying objects ~ Working quickly ~ Massing in and values- from blobs to objects ~ Color mixing ABC’s ~ how to set up your palette There will be tons of outdoor painting (when weather permits) guaranteed to take the mystery out of plein air painting and take your painting, inside or out, to the next level.  

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