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Painting En Plein Air 104

Painting En Plein Air




9/9/2022 to 10/14/2022

Meeting Times

  • Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM


Enjoy painting outside and draw inspiration from your surroundings at Sherwood Island State Park. This class is for anyone with an interest in painting with acrylics, no experience required! In each session, enjoy nature at Sherwood Island while immortalizing your experience in an acrylic seascape painting. Participants will learn how to mix paint colors from specific primary colors to uncover their own unique and personal color palette. The goal is to relax and enjoy the process of self-discovery.

Meet at Sherwood Island State Park and take the 2nd right to the Pavilion. Meet in the Pavilion on the left-hand side. Entrance is free for cars with a CT license plate. A parking fee is in place for vehicles registered in any region other than the State of Connecticut. Please follow all state park regulations, more information is here.

Directions From I-95 north and south: Take Exit 18 to access the Sherwood Island Connector. Follow the Connector directly into the park.


Additional Notes

Supply List
acrylic paints in the following colors
•titanium white 
•phthalo (phthalocyanine) blue
•burnt sienna
•alizarin crimson (or cadmium red medium)
•cadmium yellow medium
Canvas (stretched or panels) 16” x 20” *this is preferred size but 14” x 17” and 18” x 24” are fine
Brushes any acrylic brush in a variety of sizes. (Ex. 2, 4, 6, but these sizes aren’t consistent between different manufacturers) I find that 3 brushes in small medium and large are usually sufficient. I prefer round brushes (that come to a point) and if participants have on hand or prefer, one medium-sized flat brush (no larger than the width of the nail on your thumb may be used)


  • Class Fee $125.00
Total: $125.00

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