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Old 08-07-2012, 10:08 AM
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A Brush with the Highlands, Ontario, Canada

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Just a short note to plein air artistsin the northeast to consider attending next year’s event (first week of August2013). This is Canada’s largestpaint-out: two and a half days inHighlands East, about 5 hours from either Syracuse or Buffalo. As a firsttime attendee, I was really impressed with the spirit of camaraderie andnon-competitiveness. Tracey, theorganizer, even put on a free farewell barbecue with fun art contests andprizes so we could get together to compare notes! This event had both newbiesand full time painters and Tracey was able to give everyone a gift generouslyprovided by Guerilla Painter. I wasreally inspired by Carl Judson’snotebooks, which came in my gift bag; better than anything I have seen or readon plein air. Check out this year’sJuror’s Choice winner, a beautiful 30 x 36 split triad composition entitledIndigo Summer by Sheila Davis fromBeaverton.
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Old 09-15-2012, 04:06 AM
Dr.P.C.Bhatt Dr.P.C.Bhatt is offline
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Re: Our Plein Air Shows, Awards, Workshops, Articles and Events

findung it difficult upload my work an items fr community . Please guide thoroughly. I am 77+ nd old member of WC

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Old 09-15-2012, 04:34 AM
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Re: Our Plein Air Shows, Awards, Workshops, Articles and Events

that's gorgeous!
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Re: Review: William Wray

Beautiful!
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Old 09-02-2014, 10:08 AM
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Re: Our Plein Air Shows, Awards, Workshops, Articles and Events

I have just started painting outdoors and I can't seem to find anything interesting to paint, I know it must be beginners brain, but really where do I start, do you all take photos or paint the whole scene?
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Old 09-03-2014, 05:25 PM
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Re: Our Plein Air Shows, Awards, Workshops, Articles and Events

I use a view finder to help me find a scene. You can buy them or make one by cutting a picture mat into two 'L' shapes then hold them in the same shape as your panel to find a composition. A view finder will help you keep from being overwhelmed by the hugeness of the great outdoors. I suggest you take a look at Edgar Payne's 'Composition of Outdoor Painting'. You will find lots of examples of different compositions.
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