Tracy Everly – Plein Air: Summer (Online); Wednesdays, July 12-26, 2023

Date: Wednesdays, July 12-26, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Pacific Time (1:00-3:30 PM Eastern Time/6:00-8:30 PM London Time)
Level: All – some plein air painting experience recommended
Medium: All (instructor demos will be in oil)

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Our primary focus in this workshop will be on painting outdoors in the summer and simplifying the majesty of nature through composition, value control, and color. Topics will include exploring compositions, using value to create structure, and achieving color harmony, among others. We will also work on mixing clean color, creating a sense of depth and light, and keeping brushwork loose. Participants will paint on their own in between class time and submit work for feedback. There will be individual feedback, group critiques and instructor demonstrations in oil. This is primarily for students with at least some plein air painting experience, but beginners are always welcome.

Tracy Everly is an award-winning painter. She has studied occasionally at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, but she is also largely self-taught, having put together her own educational path held together by dogged determination and love of art.

Her teaching objective is to create a positive educational, empowering students to take risks, ask questions and pursue their own individual artistic path. Her method involves sharing her own artistic process fully and openly, aiming to help students build tangible foundational skills and to offer guidance about materials, but she also focuses on mindset and thought process as important aspects of creating art.

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About Our Online Classes:

  • This class is taught live via Zoom. To take this class, you need a microphone and camera enabled computer OR an iPad /smart tablet OR a smart phone (android or IOS) and a strong internet connection.
  • You will have access to an online class group message board on our website where you can share work, comment and ask questions. (Exact use of the message board, critique of student work and general class format is at the discretion of the instructor, please check course description for details.)
  • Class will be recorded and recordings expire 60 days after the final day of the course.
  • Participants will receive an email with the Zoom link and class details 5-7 days before the class starts (don’t forget to check your junk folder). Zoom link will also be posted in the class message board. Check your confirmation email for a message board link. Find out how to access the class group message board here.