Impressionism and Beyond: Plein Air Landscape Painting


Sunday, October 3, 2021
10:30 AM – 1 PM

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Plein Air Landscape Painting

From start to finish, complete a shimmering landscape in dazzling colors in the Courtyard Studio while observing the relationship between atmospheric changes and color. Some previous painting experience is suggested.


$75 for members
$95 for nonmembers

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Some previous painting experience is recommended.

Instructor: Patris

Instructor bio: Instructor Patris left the education profession in 2004 to pursue her art full time. She has been juried into several national plein air painting competitions, and her work is in many private and public collections. Patris opened her own studio and gallery in Oak Park where she exhibits her artwork along with other local artists and coordinates other art-related events. She teaches art classes on a wide variety of subject matter both in her studio and online.

Image credit: Maurice Utrillo (French, 1883 – 1955), The Road to Puteaux, (detail) 1913 – 1914. Oil on canvas, 23 3/4 x 32 1/4 in. Dixon Gallery and Gardens; Gift of Cornelia Ritchie, 1996.2.17.

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