Workshop: On Location/Plein Air

--Cynthia Padilla instructs. Northern New Mexico

Relaxed workshops in beautiful out door settings worldwide guides complete beginner as well as studio artist into the beloved open air tradition. 

The sketchbook will be introduced for its unique suitability to house works ranging from the loose intuitive sketch with margin notes & notations----to small format works ready to frame. 

Demos, handouts, lively discussions, individual critiques and one-on-one instruction in the mediums brought into class. We work out of doors (en plein air), weather does not cancel so dress prepared for all conditions.

Plein Air/On Location Basics
Thur, March 12, 19 2015.  IAA Irving, TX  The Basics follows a progressive sequence where you will learn Plein Air basics via instructor demo/lecture -- exercise -- and then practice. This class is designed for beginners to Plein Air painting  as well as in introduction to a variety of easy and transportable watersoluable mediums. Emerge with quick sketches, exercises and notations. Not finished plein air paintings. 

Plein Air/On Location Demo:
Sun, Sept 22 & Sun, Nov 17, 2014 Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, TX for the CAC [Creative Arts Center]. FREE! klydewarrenpark.org/Things-To-Do/e Earth, Petal, Wing -‘Sketchbook Journaling’ 2-4pm

Annual Plein Air/On Location Workshops:
Plein Air - New Mexico  Ghost Ranch Edu & Retreat Center. Abiquiu, NM annually. 
Plein Air - Antigua  Antigua, Guatemala, late Oct-early Nov annually http://artinstructor.blogspot.com/2010/01/art-workshop-guatemala.html

Past Plein Air/On Location Workshops: Alphabetical
Mountain View, AR @Ozark Folk School

Tucson, AZ @Tohono Chul Park

Pagosa Springs, CO @PSAC Art Association

Brookfield, CT @Brookfield Craft Center
New London, CT @Connecticut College Arboretum
Redding, CT @New Pond Farm

Guatemala, Central America
Antigua @Art Workshops in Guatemala

Lake Quivira, KS @Lake Quivira Garden Club
Stilwell, KS @Red Cedar Garden

Jamaica Plain, MA @Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
Martha's Vineyard, MA @Polly Hill Arboretum

Columbia, MO @Columbia Art League
Joplin, MO@Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center
Kansas City, MO @Powell Gardens
St Louis, MO @Missouri Botanic Garden

New Mexico
Abiquiu @Ghost Ranch Education & Retreat Center
Albuquerque @New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science; Rio Grande Botanic Garden
Santa Fe @Ghost Ranch Education & Retreat Center

Ontario, Canada
Southampton @Southampton Art School

Austin, TX @Lake Austin Spa
Dallas, TX @ Dallas Arboretum - Southern Methodist University; Dallas Zoo, North Park Mall, Galleria Mall; 
Farmers Branch, TX @ FB Historical Park

Frisco, TX @ The Marriott Hotel
Fort Worth, TX @ FW Botanic Garden, The Kimbell, Amon Carter and Modern museums -Texas Christian U
Plano, TX @ Farmers Market

Cynthia Padilla, leading 'PLEIN AIR' Workshops Internationally. Am I Coming To Your Town? Request Me!