Plein Air Simplified

Learn many of the tips and techniques of composing and designing your painting on location. Working with shapes, values, edges, and color, Nancy will help guide you to edit, simplify, and interpret the scene to tell a story and create that emotional response in the viewer that all artists seek. By working quickly and efficiently, learn how not to get bogged down by detail and stay loose. If you are new to plein air painting or want to take your skills to the next level, this class is geared towards you.    

Nancy’s demos will include discussion on materials, composition, value studies. color temperatures and color harmony, importance of simplifying, massing, underpainting, and discussion on what makes a successful painting