Open air painting

Discover just how enjoyable it can be to paint in the open air, in a beautiful setting with your subject before you in all its splendour

Does the thought of painting en Plein Air make you nervous?  Discover just how enjoyable it can be to paint in the open air, in a beautiful setting with your subject before you in all its splendour. The C.R. Art Gallery will be running a Plein Air Painting workshop on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Jill Paris Rody and Perrin Sparks will be the instructors. The cost for gallery members is $48 + hst, $58 + hst for non-members.

Artists have long painted outdoors, but in the mid-19th century working in natural light became particularly important to the Barbizon school and Impressionism.