Lyn Asselta - From Field Notes to Finished Pastel Painting en Plein Air, September 14 & 15, 2020

Take both From Field Notes to Finished Pastel Paintings en Plein Air and Painting the Expressive Landscape in Pastel with Lyn Asselta at a reduced price of $675. Contact Winslow Art Center for more details.

Date: September 14 & 15, 2020
Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Level: All (some experience helpful)
Medium: Pastel
Supply List: Lyn Asselta Supply List

For this two-day workshop, we’ll work in sketchbooks and at the easel to create studio reference material as well as a finished painting.  When faced with such visual overload outdoors, it’s easy to want to paint it all!  But, more often than not, our plein air paintings can suffer from chaos. How do you narrow your focus? How do you learn to edit with purpose?  If time is short, how do you gather all the information you need before the light changes, or before it rains, or before it gets too windy?  I’ll be teaching you to effectively use your sketchbook and quick field studies as a means to collect information that you can later use in the studio.  Then, we’ll tackle a full painting, using easy methods to break down values and color choices.

Lyn Asselta’s award winning paintings have appeared in shows and exhibitions throughout the United States, and in invitational exhibitions in France and China.  In 2009, Lyn had the honor of being an Artist in Residence for the National Park Service at Acadia National Park in Maine.  Her work has been featured in numerous publication.  In 2018, Lyn published her first book, Seeing the Landscape, a collection of her paintings and prose. Lyn travels extensively to teach both studio and plein air pastel landscape workshops.

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