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Prepping for Plein Air!

  • ArtWorks in Edmonds, WA 200 Dayton St Edmonds, WA, 98020 United States (map)

Kathleen shares her enthusiasm for plein air painting and offers advice for planning an enjoyable, stress-free trip. This artist's talk is part of the Artists Connect meeting - all are welcome, free of charge!

Topics include:

  1. What, exactly, is Plein Air and why in the world would you want to do it?
  2. Choosing the Place & Planning the Trip
    • Ideal locations
    • Types of trips/transportation/lodging
  3. Prepping Materials & Equipment
    • Kathleen’s plein air setup
    • How Kathleen preps her panels
    • Must Haves
    • Nice to Haves
  4. Getting there 
    • Safety reminders 
    • Airline travel
    • Hiking in - seriously?
  5. Getting to work
    • Changing light and weather
    • Mind your location
    • Passers by
    • Documenting your work process
  6. Getting Home
    • Transporting wet paintings & delicate pastels
    • Post-trip work-flow