an oil landscape by Luis Macia


Canceled - Plein Air Class Series

  • Saturday, June 8, 2024, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

We're sorry to announce this class has been canceled. Please subscribe to our newsletter for any announcements for rescheduling and other events.

Students will use pastels, watercolors or oils to capture the beauty of the Siuslaw Model Forest. Let the great outdoors be your studio! Instruction will begin with surface preparation, broadly blocking the scene through creating a fully realized composition. A strong emphasis will be placed on color, structure, composition and capturing the ever-changing natural light. Techniques for watercolor, pastel and oils will include blending, layering, color mixing, lifting, working wet on wet, glazing, and brush and paper selection and use. Teaching methods will include instruction, demonstration, individualized attention, and support through the process.

Date: Saturdays: June 8; June 15; June 22; June 29; July 13 & July 20

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Luis Macia is an accomplished artist originally from New York City. He has exhibited in group and solo shows in New York City and around the Hudson Valley. Luis works in a variety of mediums including oils, watercolor, pastels and several printmaking techniques. He teaches group drawing and painting classes at the Heermance Memorial Library and Columbia-Greene Community College.

Please note class size is limited and registration fees are non-refundable.




Deven Connelly
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Last updated June 6, 2024