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How to Start Plein Air Painting

Everything you need to get started painting plein air—all in one place! Join Ellie Wilson as she goes deep into supply choices, set up, lines, value, and so much more! You'll soon realize that plein air is about more than just outdoor painting. It's about soaking up the essentials from nature to simplify your composition. Get ready to learn about linear design, establishing strong value patterns, and limited palettes creating color harmony. ( 3+ hours)
  • Ellie Wilson

  • Fundamental

Meet your instructor

Ellie Wilson

Ellie's life as an artist started at a young age and the path to her art career seemed to have happened effortlessly. She was born and raised in the Wasatch Mountains, which instilled in her a passion for nature and beauty. The first time Ellie went Plein Air painting with the mountains surrounding her and a brush in hand she was hooked, and decided to specialize in landscape painting. When she graduated with a BFA, she sold out her solo show and launched into her career as a professional artist. Since then she have been painting tirelessly, working to master a variety of scenes in over 6 states and 18 countries around the world. 

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