Plein Air: Painting Outdoors
“Plein air” means “open air”— and in these videos, Laura Andrews will teach you how to paint the outdoors from life. Pick up or renew your landscape-painting skills, and put your brush to canvas with this lovely, peaceful outdoor activity that can be done from anywhere. Exploring a variety of painting approaches, you will learn about light and shadow, color temperature and composition.
Wet Paint in St. Paul is offering pre-assembled painting kits for purchase if you want to skip the hassle of shopping! Each kit includes the following recommended supplies:
Oil paints: Gamblin 1980 37 ml Titanium White, Ivory Black, Cadmium Yellow Lt, Ultramarine Blue, Pthalo Blue, Alizarin Crimson, Yellow Ochre, and Venetian Red. Ampersand Museum Gessobord Flat 6″ X 6″ 4 pack. Princeton Snap 9700 Bristle Brush Set of 3 #4 (round 4, flat 6, bright 8).
In the videos, you’ll also see Laura Andrews using odorless mineral spirits, a sketchbook and pencil, and some paper towel or rags.