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June 3, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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En Plein Air

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Enjoy a hayride to a designated location in Mt. Cuba’s natural lands with Randall Graham as your en plein air instructor. Artists can overcome the challenges of landscape painting by creating a plan. Learn color-mixing, drawing, composing, and basic set-up tips in a skillful and encouraging environment. Enjoy a brief lecture and quick demonstration outlining the step-by-step procedures to ensure students cultivate their landscape painting skills. Spend the remainder of the class creating your own painting in a medium of your choice. Bring your lunch.

This program takes place on Saturday, June 3, 2023 (Rain Date: Saturday, June 10).

About the Instructor:
Randall Graham’s passion for art has been apparent since childhood. His love of drawing and creating stories through works of art started at a very young age. He studied at The Carlin Academy of Fine Art. Helping others create is a truly gratifying experience. Randall teaches traditional painting fundamentals at Randall Graham Studio in Malvern, Wayne Art Center and Chester County Art Association.

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