Plein Air Painting Workshop with Artist Chris Alvarez

Oct 15, 2017 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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50.00 $
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Plein Air Painting Workshop with Artist Chris Alvarez

Sunday, October 15, 2017

9:00 am-12:00 pm

Explore the unique landscape of Garden of the Gods with nationally known artist Chris Alvarez. Learn more about the beauty of America’s most beautiful city park through plein air painting. Chris will help you overcome the challenges of outdoor painting and guide the process during this mini-workshop. Course objects include:composition, value & temperature, draftsmanship, brushwork and color mixing, palette organization. Join Chris for this practical and inspiring  workshop, and learn to record what you see! Supplies not included, students should bring all supplies with them to class.

Questions? (719) 219-0104 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Supply list:

1. Outdoor easel

2. Palette 11”x14” or larger

3. Palette knife

4. Brushes, I prefer flats #4-#6

5. Rags or paper towels

6. Solvent, odorless mineral spirits

7. Suggested palette

    a. titanium white

    b. cad lemon

    c. cad yellow

    d. cad orange

    e. cad red lt.

    f.  alizarin crimson

    g. ultramarine blue

   h. ivory black

   i. burnt sienna

   j. Yellow ochre

8. Hat

9. Sunscreen

10. Water


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