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LEON HOLMES PLEIN AIR OIL MASTERCLASS, PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER

LEON HOLMES OIL PAINTING MASTERCLASS, PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER

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WHEN BOOKING, PLEASE ENSURE ONE JUDGING CATEGORY IS SELECTED (ZERO VALUE) IN ADDITION TO THE MASTERCLASS REGISTRATION

As a feature artist at Plein Air Down Under 2021, Leon will conduct a two-day plein air Oil Painting Masterclass,  recommended for intermediate/advanced artists painting during the festival weekend of 25 - 27 September.

“Exploring the planet, a small box of paints, a few brushes and a rag, making marks with colour, seeing the beauty on offer…simply gratitude for life.”         Leon Holmes

Leon is an international award-winning plein air artist, lecturer and ambassador. He paints on location, without the aid of photography, and uses these small studies as reference for larger studio works.  He is regularly invited to exhibit and teach at events around the world, working alongside the elite of professional Plein Air Artists.

Painting in oil in the old masters’ style of impressionistic realism, he quickly captures natural light and colour to create paintings loaded with drama and beauty.

In this Masterclass, Leon will be teaching in oils, focusing on perspective and scale, lights and darks, tonal values, colour mixing and a myriad of oil painting tips and tricks.

After daily demonstrations on how to capture a scene under constantly changing conditions, Leon will be assisting students individually.

Students with some experience in oil painting will get the most out of this workshop, but if you have been painting for years and feel your work needs a new direction, you will also love it!

Registration of $345 includes:

  • Full artist registration to paint at Plein Air Down Under (25 – 27 Sept), including eligibility for all prizes, awards and the Two Hour Quick Draw painting competition*
  • Two-day Oil Painting Masterclass, en plein air
  • Morning tea each day

*As you complete this Masterclass Registration process, as part of your artist registration to paint at Plein Air Down Under, you will also need to select ONE judging category at $0 value.  eg. Open Acquisitional, Non-Professional, Youth under 13 or Youth aged 13 - 18.

BYO lunch, water, insect repellent, hat and sunscreen

A Materials List will be provided

Date: Thursday 23 and Friday 24 September 2021

Time:  9am to 4pm daily

Location

Mandurah, exact location to be confirmed.

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