Plein-Air Painting Workshop – Sat May 4th 2024


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The term plein-air comes from the French for in the open and describes the concept of taking your paints and easel outside and painting the landscape on location. Join me in my group plein-air painting workshop introducing students to the plein-air painting process, where I will teach you the essential process required to successfully paint the landscape en plein-air!.


Saturday May 4th 10am – 4pm.


The Art Room, Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary’s Street, Stamford, PE9 2DL.


Wharf Road Car Park.


All skill levels, from beginners to those with more experience. If you have any specific access or support requirements, please give us a call at the time of booking to discuss your needs.


There is no age limit, but minors must be accompanied by an adult.

Suggested materials list:

Paints: French Ultra Marine Blue, Cereuleum, Cadmium Red, Aliziran Crimson, Raw Umber, Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Yellow Deep, Lemon Yellow, and Titanium White.

French Easel/Pochade Box/Painting Box

Paint Thinner: Gamsol or Odourless Mineral Spirits

Medium: Linseed Oil

Metal Brush Washer

Brushes: Filberts no. 6, 8, 10, 12, and Rounds no. 0, 2, 4, 6.

Quality paper towels or towels for cleaning

Stretched canvases, canvas panels, or boards


Palette Knife


Course breakdown:

Over the course of the Plein-Air Painting Workshop, students will watch demonstrations by the tutor, followed by a practical afternoon of painting out on location in Stamford. Before returning to the Stamford Arts Centre for cake and critique.