Friday, June 11, 2010

Upcoming Plein Air Workshops With Mitch Baird and Eric Jacobsen

Join Mitch Baird for a plein air painting experience capturing the landscape. The workshops will cover the fundamental principles of painting and composition as well as learning to ‘see’ as an artist. Drawing, value, color, and edges will be stressed as well as building a strong design from the elements of nature. On location demonstrations will implement these technical concepts each morning followed by one on one instruction in the afternoons. The workshops will be 2 and 5 day intensives for all skill levels and limited to 15 students to ensure individual attention. A materials list will be provided with registration as well as exact meeting locations with directions. Lodging will be the responsibility of the student, if needed.For details and registration please contact Mitch at 971-227-6142 or email
When: July 17th & 18th
Where: Sauvies Island, Oregon
Time: 9am - 5 pm
Workshop cost is $200
When: August 17th - 21st
Where: Evergreen Fine Art Academy, Denver, Colorado
Time: 9am - 4pm
Workshop cost is $600Please contact Evergreen Fine Art for registration by visiting or call 1-800-452-9453

When: June 27th and 28th
Where: Smith Rock, OR
Time: 10-4
Cost: $100 per day

About Eric's workshops..........

The workshop listed will be an intensive plein air workshops complete with informal lectures, chat sessions, demonstrations and critiques. These classes are open to all serious painters from beginners on up.
The class structure will be informal with an emphasis on enjoying the painting process while working on the basic fundamentals of good landscape painting. Focus will be on organizing and simplifying your subject and on making key decisions that will enable you to successfully paint the landscape.For more info or to get your name on the list please call Eric at 509-364-0018.