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Plein Air for Beginners

"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do." ---Edgar Degas
This year I started a new program---Plein Air Tutorials for beginners. The tutorials are a 1-day (2-3 hour) lesson on plein air painting with pastels---perfect for beginners. ZERO experience, ZERO supplies needed. Basically it is a trial run. All supplies and materials are provided. 
"Plein Air" means "open air" and is a  French term used to describe painting outdoors (in open air) from life. The tutorial is geared for those who have very little to no experience in art, or plein air painting, but have interest and would like to take up plein air painting as a hobby. 
There are a number of events out there offered by artists and organizations that help get your feet wet in creating art---Paint Parties, Sip and Paint, Cork and Canvas, etc. While those types of events are popular being both fun and creative, they are more social than actual instructional (educational…

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