Planning for Plein Air Painting with Ann Willsie
May 24, 2022
When: May 24th at 11:00 am PST.
Planning for Plein Air Season
The focus of this demo is all about the challenges and benefits of painting in Plein air. Ann will be discussing materials and supplies needed to make the most of your day when you head outdoors painting, from the must-haves to the optional equipment. Also included will be some tips and tricks on travelling with your equipment. After discussions, Ann will be giving a demonstration on painting live florals.
Opus Birch Plywood 12 x 16 Panels (triple coated with Gesso)
Wet panel carrier “Panelpack.com”
Sienna Pochade box
Easel/tripod – sturdy – wind/possible bag with rocks (ensure tripod is rated for 10 lbs.)
Leakproof container for thinner
Paper towels (shop towels) /wet-ones
Bug spray/ suntan lotion
Snacks and water to drink
Rosemary Brushes – Ivory Short Flats sizes 6 and 8; Angular Size ¼”, Filbert Size 2
Opus Oil Paints –my palette is as follows:
– Titanium White
– Cadmium Yellow Medium
– Yellow Ochre
– Cadmium Red Light
– Alizaron Crimson
– Cobalt Blue
– Ultramarine Blue
– Transparent Red Oxide
– Viridian Green
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Ann has spent most of her life painting in oils, both in studio and in the outdoors. She has participated in many Plein air events throughout Canada during her career. The subjects of her paintings are mostly landscapes and bigger-than-life florals. Ann is known for her impressionistic, loose style of painting, characterized by thick paint, harmonious colour and visible brushstrokes. She is a Senior Member of the Federation of Canadian Artists and an Associate Member of Oil Painters of America and has won numerous awards at shows and Plein Air Festivals throughout her career.
Opus was founded by David van Berckel, as a little picture frame manufacturer in 1974, and is still an independently-owned, globally-connected local business. His company philosophy ‘small is beautiful’ remains at our core. Whatever your medium, Opus provides quality materials, inspiration and assistance to help you realize your creative endeavours.
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