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PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT  |  Plein Aire Painting


OUTDOOR ART PROGRAM Summer 2016

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: Now in its 7th year. 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

ART JOURNALING HIKE: Pilot year, offered July 14 th only! Cost of class: $72. Contemplative journaling through Art. Kit includes Instructional booklet, leather-bound journal, watercolor kit, 5 brushes and various other art and drawing supplies …

* 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 2016
Instructor:
Susan K. Dailey


 

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Week 1

June 28 th
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Mts. and Sunsets

June 29th
AM     
Plein Air Painting:
8:15 – 11:45 am

June 29th
PM 
Kids Color Sketch
2:00 - 3:00pm    
Horses

June 30th
AM
Plein Air Painting:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 2

July 5th
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30pm – 3:45pm
Animals and Birds

July 6th
AM
Plein Air Drawing:
8:15 – 11:45am

 

July 6th
PM
Kids Color Sketch
2:00 – 3:15 pm
Mts. and Sunsets

July 7th
AM
Sketch Hike:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 3

July 12th
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30pm – 3:45pm
Horses

July 13th
AM
Plein Air Drawing:
8:15 – 11:45am

July 13th
PM
Kids Color Sketch
2:00 – 3:15 pm
Animals and Birds

July 14th
PM
Contemplative Journaling Art Hike:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 4

July 19th
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Mt. and Sunsets

July 20th
AM
Plein Air Painting:
8:15 –11:45 am

July 20th
PM
Kids Color Sketch
2:00 – 3:15 pm
Horses

July 21st
AM
Sketch Hike:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 5

July 26th
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Animals and Birds

July 27th
AM
Plein Air Painting:
8:15 – 11:45 am

July 27th
PM
Kids Color Sketch
2:00 – 3:15 pm
Mts. and Sunsets

July 28th
AM
Sketch Hike:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 6

August 2nd
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:30 – 3:45 pm
Horses

August 3rd
AM
Plein Air Painting:
8:15 am – 11:45 am

August 3rd
PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Animals and Birds

August 4th
AM
Sketch Hike:
7:45 am – 12:00 noon

Week 7

MONDAY
August 8th

AM
Plein Air Painting:
8:15 am – 11:45 am

PM
Kids Color Sketch Class:
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Mountains and Sunsets

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

 

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