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Fall Plein Air Landscape Painting in Oil - In Person

4 Session Weekend Studio Arts Course

Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 1:00 Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 4:30 p.m. ET
Upcoming Session:
Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1V00HQ
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Materials for this program

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  2. COVID-19 Policy for In-Person Classes (updated 6/13/22)

By Michelle René Cobb

NOTE: Registration will close for this program at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, September 16, 2022.

Learn the secrets of plein air landscape oil painting working in the beautiful surroundings of Rock Creek Park. Students learn how to capture the spirit and essence of a fall landscape while developing strong observational painting techniques on location. The class explores impressionist and post-impressionist techniques such as paint mixing, working with a limited palette, brushwork, layering, color theory, and composition.

Note: In-person programs are not recorded.

Other Information

  • The instructor is Michelle Rene Cobb.
  • 4 sessions, 3.5 hours each
  • This studio arts program is in-person. CDC and Smithsonian COVID-19 guidelines in effect at the time of the program will be followed.
Rock Creek Park
Washington, DC
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