Plein Air Workshop

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Plein Air Workshop with Cindy Harris
Sales Ended: 07-28-2022 05:00 PM

Date: 07-30-2022

Time: 09:00 AM

Location: Main Street Arts, 20 West Main Street, Clifton Springs, NY 14432

Painting in the Garden: Plein Air with Cindy Harris

Join Cindy Harris for this plein air painting workshop with a focus on an impressionistic painting style. The class will be held in the beautiful Warfield’s Garden in Clifton Springs (across the street from Main Street Arts) where there is an abundance of flowers and plant life. You will start with a value sketch, then using a limited color palette explore value, light and shadow, color mixing, and other techniques that will help you create your own unique vision.

Saturday, July 30, 2022,  9am–12pm

Please note, supplies are not included you will need the following supplies for this workshop:

• Painting Panels – 8 x 10 or 9 x 12

• Oil colors:
– Cadmium Yellow Light
– Napthol Red
– Ultramarine Blue
– Titanium White

• You will need to bring everything normally needed for painting inside or out:
– Easel
– Palette: Wooden or neutral gray mixing palette (may be part of your portable easel)
– Palette Knife
– Gamsol for thinning as well as washing brushes
– Paper Towels
– Small sketchpad and marker or ebony pencil to create thumbnails
– Small, sealable, non-breakable, spill-proof container to put Gamsol in
– Gamblin Solvent Free Gel (Optional)
– ViewCatcher (Optional)

In addition, consider these suggested items specific to outdoor painting: layered clothing, comfortable shoes, bag or cart to corral your gear, sunscreen, bug spray, hat with brim, umbrella (just in case)

With a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in painting and graphic design, Cindy is able to integrate art in her business and life. She is the president and founder of Harris Studios, Inc, a branding and design firm specializing in travel and tourism in the Finger Lakes Region of NYS.

Cindy has a love for the Finger Lakes area of New York State as well as the Adirondacks where she grew up. She is a active artist showing at The Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery in Canandaigua where she studies under Pat Rini Rohrer and teaches plein air painting workshops in oil. Cindy also studies with Lori Putnam, well known plein air artist in Nashville, TN.  Her work hangs in many private collections internationally. Memberships:  Genesee Valley Plein Air Painters, American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists. See more of  Cindy’s work: