Plein Air Pastel and Watercolor (OUTDOOR) DR 605WP
with Keith Leitner
Capture the colors of spring en plein air through vibrant watercolor and pastel. Become comfortable and confident with the practice of working outdoors, using either or both mediums, at picturesque Lemon Hill and other select locations around the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Fairmount Park. Instruction will cover means of accurately and expressively depicting outdoor sites, pastel drawing and layering methods, watercolor painting techniques, mixed media applications, color mixing, and the history and capabilities of each medium. All levels welcome. Health-safety measures, including masking and social-distancing, will be practiced.
- Learn to observe and depict landscape and cityscape en plein air with attendant materials and set up.
- Learn color mixing and application of each medium. Study of pigment history and development.
- Learn about watercolor/pastel history via short discussions of painters and their motifs.
Register by: April 16
Materials List: Leitner DR 605WP Spring
William Trost Richards (1833-1905), Near Beverly, Massachusetts, 1877, watercolor on paper, 3 5/8 x 4 15/16 in., Collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 2008.5.20, Gift of Dorrance H. Hamilton in memory of Samuel M. V. Hamilton
Session 1: Apr 18 - May 23rd, 2021
Sun for 6 weeks from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Only 6 hours left to register!