PLEIN AIR PAINTING ON THE NORTH SHORE with Sheree Jones

Date: Sept 16 & 17th, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location: Meet at Sheree’s studio; Studio F, 161 Pemberton Ave., North Vancouver

Costs: $250/person

Description:

Experience the magic of painting outdoors “en plein air”. This two-day weekend workshop will provide you with the basics of drawing, colour mixing and composition in the field.

Through demonstrations, handouts and group discussion you will learn techniques used by plein air painters around the world.

Explore the North Shore with Sheree and discover new ways to see its natural beauty while enjoying the camaraderie of painting in a group.

Sheree will demonstrate and paint in oils, so oils are the medium of choice for this class, but water soluble oils and acrylics are welcome.

Space is limited to 6 students to allow for plenty of one on one instruction. Register early to avoid disappointment.

Registration:

For more information and to register – contact Sheree at: http://www.shereejones.com/contact/

 

2017 Harmony Arts Grand Prix Plein Air Challenge

Date: August 5, 2017

Time: 10am to 2pm; as part of the Harmony Arts Festival

Location: 1414 Argyle Avenue, Ambleside Landing, West Vancouver (map)

Costs: $35 +tax; Wine & Cheese reception to follow for artists & jurors

Description:

In this traditional Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a painting that has been created outdoors in just four hours on the grounds around the Ferry Building Gallery and Ambleside Pier. Prizes from Opus will be awarded to the top five artists. Jurors will also select 12 artists who will be invited to continue on to the Paint on the Mountain Plein Air Challenge on August 6th on Cypress Mountain.

Note: Artists who do not proceed will have the opportunity to display and sell their Grand Prix artworks in the British Pacific Properties Harmony Arts Exhibit Tent from Saturday evening until 12 p.m. Monday Aug 7th.

Participating artists must preregister either in person at the gallery, by phone at 604-925-7270 (course # 39085) or online. Cost: $35 + GST (includes morning coffee & muffins and a wine & cheese reception).

Registration:

Artists must pre-register at the Ferry Building Gallery or via Online Registration.

Contact the Ferry Building Gallery for details

  • 1414 Argyle Ave, West Vancouver
  • 604-925-7290

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2016 Harmony Arts Plein Air Challenge

Date: August 6, 2016

Time: 10am to 1pm

Location: 1414 Argyle Avenue, Ambleside Landing, West Vancouver (map)

Costs: $35 +tax; Wine & Cheese reception to follow for artists & jurors

Description:

9th Plein Air Grande Prix Challenge

In a traditional Three hour Plein Air painting competition, painters must originate, paint, complete and frame a piece of art that they create outdoors. Artists will be painting in areas surrounding Ferry Building Gallery and in the ArtSpeaks tent.

Works will be judged and many fabulous prizes will be awarded.

A wine and cheese reception will follow for participants and jurors.

Sponsored by Opus Art Supplies North Vancouver

Registration:

Artists must pre-register at the Ferry Building Gallery.

Contact the Ferry Building Gallery for details

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Sheree Jones Ambleside Lagoon

Plein Air Painting – A Simple Approach

Date: August 29, 2015

Time: 10:30am to 2:30pm; 11:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Opus, North Vancouver, 119 – 949 3rd Street West

Costs: $100

Description:

Looking for the ultimate introduction to plein air painting this season? What better way than to spend an intensive two-day workshop with Sheree Jones in the beautiful outdoors of North Vancouver!

Sheree’s motto is “keep it simple”. During this two-day workshop you will learn why painting “en plein air” is so rewarding, as well as what equipment is essential and how to pack light. Discover ways of creating harmonious colours with a limited palette, and find out how to keep a sense of humour in challenging environments, too.

 

Registration:

Please visit Opus North Vancouver or contact them at 604‑904‑0447 to register, or to find out more about this demonstration. Space is limited to 10 participants and registration is required.

 

Mara Josenhans

Introduction to Plein Air Painting

Instructor: Maria Josenhans
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2013
Time: 9:30am – 4:30 pm
Location: North Vancouver
Cost: $125

The emphasis will be on preparation and how to make that leap to painting outdoors. The course will cover: necessary materials and the myriad of variations, how to choose a suitable location, and choosing a canvas size. Once outside, participants will learn palette layout, composition, and most importantly analysis and breakdown of the subject.

Open to all levels, but best suited for those new to Plein Air painting.

Contact: Arts Programme Coordinator, http://nvartscouncil.ca/education/introduction-plein-air-painting