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An Introduction to Plein Air Painting

plein air workshop - 2013 014Workshops are offered at various times on behalf of the Leelanau Conservancy.

These are hosted in various locations on the Leelanau pennisula including the picturesque 19th Century Cherry Basket Farm in Omena Michigan.

Focus of the workshops are on creating successful compositions by; Interpreting a three-dimensional landscape onto a flat surface; Creating depth and atmosphere; Simplifying what you see. Working within a framal reference, Managing large masses, maintaining and supporting a focus. Coffee and lunch are provided for both days.