9.30 am – Participants will gather and participate in a meet and greet with instructor Andrew Sookrah. Review of experience levels and desired outcomes.
Andrew will begin the program with a short talk plein air painting, including a brief discussion on drawing techniques, perspective, composition, colour, texture, and the use of materials. Andrew will also touch on the different approaches needed when working en plein air.
10 am – Andrew will lead a demonstration of en plein air painting at a suitable location. The demonstration will focus on constructing a landscape using a layered technique beginning with a wet blocking in of all shapes.
10:45 am – Artists select a spot, set up their canvases, and begin to paint Andrew will provide participants with regular feedback on their respective projects.
12:30 pm – Lunch break. Please note that snacks, beverages and light refreshments are available from the McMichael’s restaurant, CABIN. Please click here for the menu.
1 pm – Andrew will share a second demonstration session with participants, continuing from the piece that was started in the morning.
3:30 pm – Participants will paint with one-regular on-one guidance on their progress.
The first day of the program will conclude at 4 pm.