Plein Air Landscape Workshop
With Master Artist
1 Day | Saturday, April 15th, 2023 | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
“The best way to improve your painting is by painting from life. It forces you to think quickly, to observe more carefully and to have confidence in your brushstrokes. It is a very freeing exercise that has made a huge difference in my own development as an artist.” That is how Sharon Weaver describes her plein air painting experience. Join Sharon on location around the Los Angeles area to learn how to paint the landscape plein air. Sharon shares her step by step instruction that shows students how to block in shapes. With Sharon’s help, painting plein air will take your work to the next level.
Location: Will Rogers State Historic Park at 1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.
What You'll Learn
Skills of painting from life outdoors.
Capture the spirit and essence of a landscape
Incorporating natural light, color and movement
Composition choices and how to design a better painting
Learn to deconstruct images and blocking in big shapes
Live demonstrations and personalized one-on-one instruction
Sharon Weaver is one of the great landscape painters of America. Born with a passion for art, she first attended Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, later transferring to Parsons School. While working for more than a decade in Manhattan, Sharon's career took her all over the world. Visiting Los Angeles, Sharon found the natural beauty and wide open spaces of California a welcome change from the man-made canyons of New York. It didn't take long for her to move here where she has pursued her art of landscape painting.