Class size and hours: 20 in the morning 9am-12pm; 20 in the afternoon 1-4pm
Oil and Pastel Mediums Accepted
All skill level, with drawing skills necessary
This is a one day plein air workshop with 3-hour morning and afternoon sessions, focusing on atmosphere, why it's so important, and how an artist can make atmosphere the motif of a painting. We start by asking the question, what inspired you to paint a particular scene? Concentrating on this one idea will help you through the painting process, bring clarity to your work, and make your paintings strong. We will break down the landscape into: line, shape, value, temperature of color, intensity of color, and quality of mark. It’s important to understand each aspect as it relates to achieving atmosphere. Kim will offer individual attention at the easel.
There is no demonstration during workshop hours, as Kim offers a public juror demonstration on Friday, September 22 at 11am before the competition exhibit opens.
What to bring:
- Plein air painting rig and supplies (oil or pastels)
- Sketch/notebook and pencil
- Sun/rain/bug protection
- Drinking water and camp chair/stool if needed
Where to meet:
Harbor Park across from Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, 115 W. Wisconsin St. in Grand Marais. In case of rain, come to the Rec Hall at Grand Marais Campground (Artist Headquarters during Competition Week)