“FEAR OF PLEIN AIR”
Time & Location
About the Event
Friday, July 9, 2021
9 am – 3 pm
The workshop is designed for painters with little experience in plein air
(outside) painting and those who wish to overcome their own roadblocks that
may be present when painting out. Shea will guide the students with
demonstrations, student discussion, and individual help as they progress
through their paintings done on location in Old Town Helotes.
The workshop will be limited to eight students and prior registration is
required. Students may use oils, water soluble/mixable oils or acrylic paints.
Shea generally paints with oils.
Colors (limited pallet, any brand): Titanium white, ultra marine blue, alizarin
crimson, cadmium yellow light, cadmium red light and phthalo blue.
Brushes : Size #4 -#8 flats, filberts (3-4 each) and one round size 0, for detail
Portable easel and pallet,
Other Supplies: Two or three stretched canvas, or canvas boards, sizes
6”x8”, 8”x10” or 9”x12”; chair or stool if needed, medium and medium
holders, a role of paper towels, and bags for refuse.
Please wear comfortable clothing for the weather. Bring a hat, sunscreen, an
apron if necessary, and a sack lunch. Water and a morning snack will be
provided. Meet at Helotes Gallery at 14391 Old Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX.
with your supplies ready to enjoy a rewarding plein air experience.