In the 1800's the Impressionist headed outdoors into nature to study the effects of sunlight at different times of the day in the landscape. It was a revolutionary idea. Get a taste of the magical experience painting "en plein air." Whether you're a true beginner or a professional plein air painter, we will practice techniques together by drawing sketches, designing simple value compositions, studying the light and how it moves through a scene creating shadows, values, color, and atmosphere. Bring your medium, watercolors, acrylic paint, or pastel.