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Outdoor Painters Online Gallery Sale

Navarro Council Of The Arts presents:
Outdoor Painters Society of America

Online Gallery of Works for Sale: http://www.navarrocouncilofthearts.com/purchase-art.html

The Outdoor Painters Society was formed to create opportunities and incentive for artists of like mind to come together and paint “en plein air” (Outside in the open air). This is the ASSOCIATE MEMBERS SHOW & SALE …

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Historical Paint Out March 21st

On Saturday, March 21st, starting at 10am, the Museum will host a “HISTORICAL EN PLEIN AIR PAINT-OUT” with Indoor/Outdoor Live Models commemorating McKinney Then and Now.  Artists are encouraged to attend/participate.  Materials are the option and choice of the artist  which include: Painting, Sketching, Sculpture, Mixed Media.

At 4:30PM, there will be an …

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February 1st Plein Air Class with Patrick Michael Reeves

This is a reminder that the Patrick Michael Reeves’ monthly plein air class has re opened! We are returning to the beautiful Prairie Creek Park on February 1st where Patrick will give a morning demo and afterwards will work with student’s painting of the beautiful waterfall scene in the attached image. All skill levels …

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Keller Art Walk Nov. 16

Mark your calendars for the Third Annual Keller Art Walk, Nov. 16th; 9 am – 5 pm. Enjoy the fall weather in Old Town Keller West for this growing event. Many art vendors, plein air artists, musicians, performers, will be on hand, along with a kid zone for the children.

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Plein Air Oil Painting Classes by Patrick Michael Reeves

Accomplished impressionist painter, Patrick Michael Reeves, invites you to share in his vast knowledge and love of plein air painting with his new monthly classes offered in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas. Patrick will begin each class with a short demonstration and discussion of key principles such as composition and color theory. Then pick …

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Paint and Photograph Rowlett call for entries

Entry Forms due September 21, 2019 (postmarked date)

Open to all artists 16 and older, using 2D media, such as oil, acrylic, collage, pen & ink, watercolor, pencil, etc, and Photography with/without digital manipulation. On registration day, pick up map, with locations of designated places to “paint” or photograph, and a Rowlett Chamber of …

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SWS Fall Paint-Out – Grand Saline, Mineola, Quitman – Oct. 11 & 12

In addition to the Joint Paint-Out at the Plano Balloon Festival in September, the regular Southwestern Watercolor Society Fall Paint-Out will begin with an orientation meeting on Friday, October 11, with free paint during the day on Saturday, October 12 , and culminating in an informal dinner gathering on Saturday evening.

On Friday, there …

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Society of Watercolor Artists Spring Paint-out Rescheduled for June 1st

Spring Paint-Out ! Chandor Gardens SATURDAY, June 1st – 9am – 3pm


CHANDOR GARDENS IN WEATHERFORD, TEXAS Located at 711 West Lee Avenue in Weatherford. Admission: $5.00/person

It’ll be a fun time of seeing the beautiful gardens, and sketching & painting with a good group …

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Paint Historic Waxahachie call for plein air artists




Easels in Ellis County:  Pre-Paint** April 13 – May 12**

**PRE-PAINT opportunity: Registered artists are eligible to paint any day, anywhere in Ellis County, April 13  through May 12!    For your painting to qualify for awards, exhibition, & sale, your …

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Plein Air to Studio with Dave Santillanes

Outdoor Painters Society is excited to sponsor DAVE SANTILLANES of Ft. Collins, Colorado, to teach a workshop May 14, 15, 16, 2019 in Grapevine, Texas!

The format is a 3-day “Plein Air to Studio”  which will include indoor classroom study as well as outdoor on location in “downtown” historic Grapevine,  near the train station & …

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RCAS Plein Air Event April 13

Richardson Civic Art Society holds its first paint-out in several years on Saturday, April 13th at CityLine (State Farm).  It is located on Plano Road just South of the George Bush freeway at 3661 N Plano Rd #2500, Richardson, TX 75082.  The plaza is on the West side of Plano Road, just South of the main State Farm headquarters building. We …

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This annual plein air event & exhibition by the Outdoor Painters Society is usually held in the DFW area, but this year is Galveston’s turn. https://www.outdoorpainterssociety.com/Plein-Air-Southwest-2019

Plein Air Southwest is juried membership paint out competition presented by the Outdoor Painters Society.  The 2019 event is hosted by Galveston Historical Foundation, Galveston, Texas.  Juried artists will compete for $25,000+ …

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Bruce Peil Plein-Air & Studio Workshops


Contact the artist at brucepeil@mycvc.net or903 681 1542

2/19/2019 – 2/21/2019
$395.00 in My Studio in Athens, Texas
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3/14/2019 – 3/16/2019
$395.00 in My Studio inAthens, Texas
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2/25/2019 – 2/27/2019

The “practice” of Plein Air requires a balance of spontaneity and accuracy, Learn about choosing a subject, composition, values, color temperature, simplification, how to start and when to stop. Each day will include a demonstration followed by opportunities to create multiple paintings with frequent one-on-one instruction.  On site painting will be in & around picturesque …

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Urban Sketchers Group meets Nov. 17 in Grapevine

The USk-DFW sketch crawl is this Saturday, Nov. 17th in Grapevine. Meet in front of the Visitors’ Center at 1:30. Free parking is behind the Visitor Center building. Address: Grapevine Visitor Information Center, 636 S Main St, Grapevine, TX 76051 https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/listing/grapevine-visitor-information-center/122/

Grapevine is loaded with great sketch opportunities: the old train station, the Farmers’ …

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Paint and Photograph Rowlett Juried Art Competition – register by Sept. 15 to avoid late fee

Juried Art Competition Call for Entries

Open to all artists 18 and older, using oil, acrylic, collage, pen & ink, watercolor, pencil, etc, and photography. On registration day, you pick up your map, names and locations of designated places to paint or photograph, and a Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Welcome Bag. NOTE: Artists MUST …

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Second Sunday Art Without Walls — paint plein air & call for art

Plein air artists and those who would like to try are welcome to paint, draw and create at historic Pecan Grove Cemetery using the art and scenery as inspiration, every second Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm.  Located at 1701 S. McDonald, McKinney, Texas artists share in a time of creating and learning …

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