2019 Plein Air Workshops

Watercolor with Roland Lee

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Plein Air Watercolor painting with Roland Lee
$250 | 2-Day Workshop: Thurs. Oct. 3 & Fri. Oct. 4, 2019

Please note that workshops take place both indoors and outdoors, weather permitting.

Course Description: In this workshop Roland Lee will share his time-tested method for painting the spectacular red rock landscape in watercolor. Learn his techniques for painting “three-minute skies” using wet into wet techniques, along with his unique methods for painting believable rocks and cliffs. In addition he will teach negative painting methods for handling desert sage and shrubs.

The class will include both indoor demos and instruction combined with outdoor plein air painting experiences. All levels are welcome but you should have previous watercolor experience and be comfortable with working outdoors.

Materials needed: We will be working both indoors and outdoors so bring your outdoor gear such as camp chair, easel, hat, sunscreen, water etc. You are welcome to use whatever watercolor paints and brushes you are comfortable with. Bring 4 quarter sheets (11 x 15) of good quality 100% cotton paper such as Arches 140lb cold press.

Roland Lee Bio: Utah artist Roland Lee is an award-winning watercolor landscape painter and signature member of both the National Watercolor Society and Utah Watercolor Society. He is also active in the Plein Air Painters of Uah. His work has been featured in Southwest Art, Artist’s, Plein Air, Art West, Western Art and Architecture, and Western Art Collector magazines and in several books including Art of the National Parks, Painters of Utah’s Canyons and Deserts, and Splash 11. A former college art instructor, Roland has taught painting workshops throughout America and has produced over 10 instructional DVD’s. His original paintings are in over 1500 museum, university, national park, and private collections worldwide. In 2019 the DSU Sears Art Museum will exhibit a 40-year retrospective of his work, and his new book Discovering Zion National Park will be published.
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Keep in mind, you may be in the field most of the day. You will want to bring plenty of water, a lunch, sunscreen, comfortable shoes and shade if possible!

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