Plein Air One on One Instruction w Michael King

Want to try your hand at Plein Air Painting but don’t know where to start or need guidance when it comes to painting outside?

Date: Booking between March 2 – Dec 18, 2022

Location: From West Vancouver to the Fraser Valley

Cost: From $150.00

Supply List: Your own painting gear for painting outside or Michael can supply one Plein Air, oil painting setup if needed.



More Information:

Schedule one on one or a small group (up to four artists) of private Plein Air instruction. Just choose the date and time that suits your schedule. Registration link below.

Each session is 3 hours long and you will paint at one of Michael’s favourite spots or he can find a location close to you*.

Sessions cover how to choose what to paint, composition, what to look out for, what the best approach is, etc. Alternatively, each session can be customized towards your specific requirements and questions.

*From West Vancouver to the Fraser Valley only.



It is easy to register with no credit card required when submitting your appointment. Payment can be over the internet (visa/mastercard), in person (visa/mastercard), or cash.

Please Visit:


Michael’s Plein Air Pieces:


Delta Grand Prix of Art 2015

Date: July 19, 2015

Location: Ladner Village (map)


Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm


Registered artists of all ages will be allocated a painting location in the village where they will have 3 hours to complete a work of art before returning to our display location at the Ladner Community centre. The completed works will be displayed for the public with cash awards for top prize; runner ups along with other cash prizes.

Young people are also encouraged to participate with dedicated awards, and prizes. Visitors will also be given an opportunity to participating as they are encouraged to enjoy art in action as artist compete against the clock in this grueling 3 hour location painting challenge.

Download information PDF.


Artists & photographers of all levels are invited to register to participate in the 1st painting race of the as the Grand Prix of Art, BC, Plein Air painting Circuit kicks off in Ladner Village Sunday July 19th. 2015

For more information and to register please visit our website at: Or

Registration online at: