• Summer Workshops

    29 days ago - By David Westerfield

    This summer I am giving two workshops on plein air painting.
    The first is Plein Air Basics, a one-day workshop hosted by the Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, Michigan, on July 23. More info here: Oliver Art Center
    The second, Plein air: An introduction to painting on location, is for three-days with the Glen Arbor Art Association, in Glen Arbor, Michigan, August 8, 9, & 10. More here: Glen Arbor Art Association
    Please consider joining me. Great locations, prime, summer-time in Michigan.
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  • Leland Air

    Leland Air

    29 days ago - By David Westerfield

    Last Saturday was my first plein air event of the season. Leland Air in Leland, Michigan. A bit of a gray start, but it turned into a beautiful day.
    I did two paintings for the show. The first was south of the harbor at Van's Beach. The second at north beach.
    I was honored to have Whale back and Pyramid Point chosen “Best in Show.”
    Whale back and Pyramid Point, oil, 11" x 14"
    Black Dog, oil, 12" x 9
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  • Summer workshops

    Summer workshops

    29 days ago - By David Westerfield

    Please join me this summer to paint beautiful, northwest Michigan. I'll be teaching three workshops.
    The first is a one-day, plein air basics class at the Oliver Art Center in Frankfort, on June 24. An easy way to get your feet wet for beginners, and good practice for others. I'll do demonstrations and we'll paint at a couple of nearby sites.
    In August I'll again be teaching for the Glen Arbor Art Association. A three-day workshop at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore's Thorsen Farm and nearby spots, August 7-9. More in-depth, with demos and concentration on light and color.
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  • Plein Air Festival 2017 Blue Ridge in GA

    Plein Air Festival 2017 Blue Ridge in GA

    29 days ago - By Marsha Hamby Savage Art

    My Three Paintings in the 2017 Plein Air Festival Show The past week from Thursday thru Sunday, I participated in the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association Plein Air Festival. We do it the second weekend of September each year to coincide with the World Wide Paint Out sponsored by the International Plein Air Painters. It is always so much fun, and it is not an invitational event. Our purpose is to get as many artists to participate no matter the level of their plein air experience. We believe in taking the pressure off the artists that want to learn and paint from life.
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