Seascapes - En Plein Air

Seascapes - En Plein Air

Course Description:

Wednesdays - September 13 to October 4, 2023

11am to 1pm , Live & in Person, on location.  


This 4 week plein air series class will offer students the opportunity to explore an expanded watercolor palette and technique repertoire designed for seaside exploration.  Meeting together and strictly following social distancing protocols, we will explore several beautiful local coastal spots. Crashing ocean waves, sea bluffs, rocky coastlines, serene beach scenes, boats and floats and more!   Locations/Schedule will be provided upon registration.

Additional Online Critique sessions via Zoom - Tuesdays, 3pm PST

Materials List



Brushes: Bring your favorite watercolor brushes, we can work with what you have. If you are new to watercolor, a decent selection that includes the following would be helpful: 1 inch flat, 1⁄2 inch flat, #12 round, #8 round, #6 round. Good quality synthetic brushes are fine. For the smaller brushes, make sure they have a good sharp point.

 Palette: Travel Watercolor palette

Paper: Arches 140lb paper, Cold Pressed, either sheets (cut in half) or blocks (10 x 14 inch maximum)

Artists tape

Masking fluid - Fine Line and/or Pebeo Drawing Gum (will discuss both in class)

Paints in tubes or pans (for convenience while on location)

  • Ultramarine Blue
  • Cerulean Blue 
  • Quinacridone Gold
  • Quinacridone Burnt Orange
  • Hansa  Yellow Medium
  • Yellow Ochre 
  • Pyrrol Scarlet 
  • Permanent Alizarin Crimson 
  • Burnt Umber or Van Dyke Brown
  • Burnt Sienna 
  • Indigo (Daniel Smith) 
  • Undersea Green (Daniel Smith),
  • Phthalo Blue Turquoise (Daniel Smith)
  • Goethite brown ochre (Daniel Smith)
  • Gouache - Titanium White

 2 water containers - recycled yogurt containers work great

Spray bottle

Paper towels 


Outdoor gear: camp chair, hat, sunscreen, water, snacks, etc. 


Event Information

Event Date 09-13-2023 11:00 am
Event End Date 10-04-2023 11:00 am
Individual Price $295.00
Location Online

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