Plein Air Drawing and Painting for Beginners

Sunday, July 9, 2017
10:30 AM - 12 PM

This class is currently full. To have your name added to the waiting list, please call (916) 808-1182 or email

Ages 18 +

Four Sundays:

July 9, 10:30 AM12 PM, Crocker Art Museum

July 16, 9 AM12 PM, Young's Vineyard in Amador County

July 23, 9 AM12 PM, Ancil Hoffman Park

July 30, 10:30 AM – 4 PM, Crocker Art Museum

Discover how artists interpret their outdoor drawings to produce paintings. Begin by learning how to draw outdoors with ease, and develop content on site that you can reference later when you return to the Crocker studios. Spend a day looking through your drawings, and make artistic decisions as you transfer your vision onto canvas.

$145 members • $165 nonmembers

Instructor: Abigail VanCannon

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About the Instructor:

Abigail VanCannon paints out of her home studio in Sacramento, CA. Her artistic background allows her to work and teach in numerous mediums, but she is most prolific in oils. She holds a BFA from Iowa State University and MFA from the Academy of Art University. SouthWest Art Magazine name VanCannon one of the 21 Under 31 emerging artists in 2012. She was selected for 30 Under 30 in Summer 2013 Art Business News Publication as well as SouthWest Art Magazine “Meet The Finalist” December 2013. VanCannon keeps and active exhibition record, showing in many local and national settings.


Register by clicking the REGISTER button above or visit the Museum Admission Desk.

No experience is required unless noted. The Museum provides student-quality supplies included in the fee unless indicated otherwise. Students are welcome to bring their personal supplies; however there is no discount for doing so. Oil paints are not allowed in studio classrooms.

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