2018 oil painting Plein air workshop

Tuesday, May 15 to Thursday, may 17, 2018 ​ 

More about this three-day course of study
This course will introduce the elements and techniques of quality plein air oil painting including: – Composition and design – Value, temperature and mixing of oil colors – Drawing, perspective and quick, alla prima painting techniques – The use of artist materials and equipment to speed up painting

There are two artist "setups" (easels and equipment) which may be rented for a nominal fee.

About the Plein Air Painting Workshop
This course launches artists  into the adventures of painting out of doors “en plein air” by teaching the techniques of alla prima painting with spring colors. – Comprehensive three-day Spring, out-of-doors, on-site oil painting workshop around the Greater Rochester, NY area (Upstate New York State on the shores of Lake Ontario) – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for three consecutive days.

– Painting sites located in eastern suburbs of Monroe County, Wayne and Ontario Counties

3 Days  9:00 am to 4:00 pm May 15th - 17th, 2018                    Email Barbara to receive the Paint Spring Workshop brochure or call 585 381-3980.

Barbara Jablonski

The workshop is intended for
– Oil painters who are “new to” plein air painting – Experienced plein air artists who wish to learn outdoor oil painting 
as a new medium – Studio artists who wish to learn the techniques of oil painting in the
out of doors


Artists using any painting medium (oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor) are welcome.  Demonstrations by Barbara will be painted using oil pigment.

Class size maximum:  12 artists  Minimum: 5 artists

​Course includes:
– Instructor demonstrations in oil – Group lectures and individual instruction – Workshop instruction handouts – Plein air painting sessions in morning and afternoons  – Materials and equipment list provided to registrants prior to class – Critiques (participation encouraged but optional)
Painting subjects
Painting locations will be at various sites in the Greater Rochester NY area (Upstate Finger Lakes NY). Themes will include different aspects of landscape painting such as: – Architecture – landscape with buildings focusing on structure perspective – Water Scenes – spring foliage scenes may include docks and boats with focus on painting water – Land vistas – exploring spring colors, aerial perspective and back lighting.


Register by sending your check and form (below):

$235 – Course Fee     Maximum participants 12; minimum 5

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Paint Spring Colors En Plein Air Workshop with Barbara Jablonski May 15th-17th, 2018 - Three day workshop Mail form (below) and check made payable to: Barbara Jablonski Email Barbara ( Barbara@BarbaraJablonski.com ) for mailing instructions, notifying her that form and check will be mailed.) Your Name__________________________________________________________ Phone______________________Cell____________________ Address_________________________________________________________City_________________________________________ Zip__________         Email____________________________________________________________________  Enclosed is the course fee check  $235 Cancellation policy: $100 of workshop fee is nonrefundable if cancellation is made before May 1, 2018. As of May 1, there is no partial nor full refund. Questions?      Email Barbara Jablonski through the "Contact" webpage