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PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT  |  Plein Aire Painting


OUTDOOR ART PROGRAM Summer 2018

PLEIN AIR: Landscape painting out in the open air…coined by the French Impressionist painters in the late 1800's.


*PLEIN AIR PAINTING Workshops

*KIDS COLOR SKETCH Classes

*SKETCH HIKES *JOURNALING HIKE


YMCA Phone: (970) 586-3341
Sign-up for these classes in Sweet Memorial
Program Department, Ext. 1104

Check Activity Guide or go to Sweet Memorial for more details

Instructor: Susan K. Dailey


About the Classes and schedule.

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP: Now in its 12th year… Cost of class: $72. The cost includes the instructional fee and a take home painting kit including 18 acrylic tube colors and an instructional booklet. This three 1/2 hour workshop will focus on painting the mountains as seen from the YMCA, using acrylic paints. The instructor will talk about composition, determining a focal point, atmospheric painting, creating the illusion of depth, creating a sense of light and general painting techniques.

Her teaching approach includes demonstration and individual instruction. Class size limited to 8. age 15 - up or Instr. permission

WHERE TO MEET: LOWER PORCH on BACK SIDE of the Maude Jellison LIBRARY. (Note: Main front door of library is on the OPPOSITE side of building)…..The Library sits back, between the Ad building and the Chapel. (With a great view of Mt. Ypsilon! - maps available in Sweet and Ad bldg.).


SKETCHING HIKE: Cost of class: $58. Cost of class includes instructional fee and a take home outdoor sketching kit that includes an instructional booklet. This four hour outdoor drawing workshop is for adults who enjoy hiking as well as sketching (approx. two hours of each activity, good idea to allow a little extra time at end of class). Learn how to see details in the Mountains as well as in trees, flowers and other flora of the “Montane Eco System” as seen from special places around the YMCA grounds or in Moraine Park. Learn drawing techniques to help you create a sense of light and form in your drawings. Class size limited to 8. Must be comfortable hiking two miles in higher elevations to participate

* age 15 - up or instructor permission WHERE TO MEET: Inside of Sweet Memorial - Tables in front of counter area

WHERE TO MEET: Inside of Sweet Memorial - Tables in front of counter area

 

PLein Aire


KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASSES: Now in its 8th year. Cost of class: $28. Includes the instructional fee, and a take home color sketching kit: This is a one hour and 15 min. workshop…..Class size limited to 8. * Kids of all ages 8 to 98, or permission of instructor. Learn techniques of color blending that can be applied to pastels and painting.

WHERE TO MEET: LOWER PORCH on BACK SIDE of the Maude Jellison LIBRARY. (Note: Main front door of library is on the OPPOSITE side of building)…..The Library sits back, between the Ad building and the Chapel. (With a great view of Mt. Ypsilon! - maps available in Sweet and Ad bldg.)...Picnic table UNDER the back porch balcony.

Three different session topics offered:

LEARN TO DRAW HORSES….Hey Kids, learn to use crayons in new and exciting ways. Learn about seeing SHAPES and creating FORMS, and find out just what these words mean!

LEARN TO DRAW MOUNTAINS AND SUNSETS IN COLOR…Kids, learn about GRADATIONS and VISUAL PERSPECTIVE, and what these words mean! Learn to capture the beauty of the mountains in crayon!

LEARN TO DRAW ANIMALS AND BIRDS that live in the Rocky Mountains…Kids, learn the basics of drawing chipmunks, elk, deer, birds and other creatures found in the Rocky Mountain National Park and right here on the YMCA grounds.

OUTDOOR ART PROGRAM Schedule Summer 2018
Instructor:
Susan K. Dailey


 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Week 1

PM - MONDAY
June 25th 
 

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Horses, Elk, Deer, Bison

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch


AM - TUESDAY
June 26th    
         

9:00 – 11:00 AM

DEMO: Plein Air Landscape Painting by Resident Artist
Susan K. Dailey

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
Outside of lower porch

PM - TUESDAY
June 26th  
 

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Small Animals and Birds

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

AM - WEDNESDAY June 27th

8:15 – 11:45 PM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

PM - WEDNESDAY
June 27th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Mountains  and Sunsets

 MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

Week 2

PM - MONDAY
 July 2nd 

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Horses, Elk, Deer, Bison

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

AM - TUESDAY
July 3rd

8:15 – 11:45 PM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - TUESDAY
July 3rd

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Small Animals and Birds

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

 

 

Week 3

PM - MONDAY
 July 9th

2:00 -2:45 PM

Art Talks with Susan K. Dailey The Making of Public Art

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

AM - TUESEDAY
July 10th

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - TUESDAY
July 10th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Mountains  and Sunsets

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

JAM - WEDNESDAY
July 11th

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - WEDNESDAY     July 11th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
 Horses, Elk, Deer, Bison

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

Week 4

PM - MONDAY
 July 16th

2:00 – 3:00 PM

“American Western Heritage through Song” Music Series with Susan Dailey and special guests

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY

AM - TUESDAY
July 17th

7:45 – 12:00 Noon

ART HIKE:  choice of Sketching or Watercolor/Journaling kits

Start inside at
SWEET MEMORIAL

PM - TUESDAY
July 17th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Small Animals and Birds

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

AM - WEDNESDAY
July 18th

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - WEDNESDAY     July 18th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASSMountains  and Sunsets

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

Week 5

PM - MONDAY
July 23rd

2:00 – 3:00 PM

“American Western Heritage through Song” Music Series with Susan Dailey and special guests

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY

AM - TUESDAY
July 24th

7:45 – 12:00 Noon

ART HIKE:  choice of Sketching or Watercolor/Journaling kits

Start inside at
SWEET MEMORIAL

PM - TUESDAY
July 24th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Horses, Elk, Deer, Bison

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

AM - WEDNESDAY
July 25th

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

PM - WEDNESDAY
July 25th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Small Animals and Birds

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

Week 6

PM - MONDAY
July 30th

2:00 – 3:00 PM

“American History through Song” Music Series with Susan Dailey and special guest Willie McDonald. Topic: Rural Roots Songs from the 1850’s through 1940’s

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY

AM - TUESDAY
July 31st

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - TUESDAY
July 31st

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Mountains  and Sunsets

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch


AM - WEDNESDAY
August 1st

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - WEDNESDAY
August 1st

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Horses, Elk, Deer, Bison

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

Week 7

PM - MONDAY
August 6th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Small Animals and Birds

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY lower porch

AM - TUESDAY
August 7th

8:15 – 11:45 AM

PLEIN AIR PAINTING WORKSHOP

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch

PM - TUESDAY
August 7th

2:30 – 3:45 PM

KIDS COLOR SKETCH CLASS
Mountains  and Sunsets

MAUDE JELLISON LIBRARY
lower porch


Sign-up in Sweet Memorial YMCA
Phone: (970) 586-3341 Program Department, Ext. 1104
Instructor: Susan K. Dailey

 

 

 

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