Plein Air Artists

  1. This short video shows me painting on location in Bathurst. This is a village in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, and is one of my favorite venues for outdoor inspiration. I only had twenty minutes to paint this study, but it was enough to get information for reference at my studio. I will use it for the basis of a larger painting.

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  2. October 11-18, 2009. A week-long celebration of plein air painting presented by Laguna Art Museum and Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.

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  3. Priming you panel correctly gives you a good start to your oil painting. This priming procedure will work just as well for canvas too.

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  4. Colour mixing using only primary colours and white.

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  5. A three value notan includes a middle value grey. This is a useful value to add to your notan study as it makes comparing other values easier. You will not have a light, dark and middle value to isolate value relationships.

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Plein Air Artists

Malcolm Dewey

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