Notes from the intrepid plein air painter in Whistler, BC. by Sheree Jones The Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA) hosted it’s annual Plein Air Workshop in Whistler this September. This is a six day event with four instructors, 50 students and a number of our well known signature members joining in to paint along, do […]
About Sheree Jones
Sheree Jones has thought of herself as an artist ever since she was a little girl. With her parent's encouragement she took many weekend classes in painting and drawing. She remembers especially, her "Painting in the Park" lessons.
Her plein air painting adventures include Spain, Costa Rica, California, the Grand Tetons, and many favourite Gulf Islands, as well as her beloved North Shore.
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“Notes from the intrepid plein air painter in North Vancouver..” by Sheree Jones Saturday morning dawned rainy with expected showers and more rain throughout the day. While not the ideal conditions for painting outdoors, more than fifty hearty souls showed up to sign in at my local Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge. Mingling with friends outside […]
by Sheree Jones As a plein air painter and a resident of the North Shore here in Vancouver, BC, I am constantly reminded of the unbelievable beauty of what I call “my backyard”. “One Sunday last summer” is an example of one of my adventures. I head out the door early, to paint in Lynn […]
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Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do.