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Plein Air Workshop with Amie Gonser

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CDT at Allen R Baca Senior Center $75

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In this workshop, you will learn how to create a plein air painting from the initial sketch to the final details. You will learn about plein air supplies and equipment, view and discuss plein air paintings, watch a plein air demonstration and receive one on one instruction as you paint in downtown Round Rock.

Who Should Attend:

This class is designed for artists who have little or no experience painting en plein air, but do have previous painting experience. (Adults 17+)


Saturday, April 27,  2019, 9:00a.m.-4:00 p.m. (1 hour lunch break)

What You Should Bring:

In Addition to to the class fee, you are required to bring your own supplies.

  • Easel (A basic easel can be provided upon request)
  • Paint (Instructor uses water soluble oils, but you may also use traditional oils or acrylics). Recommended colors: Titanium White, Ultramarine blue, Cad. red medium, Lemon Yellow, Burnt Sienna, Yellow Ochre, Additional colors: (Cad. Red Light, Cobalt Blue, Cad Yellow Medium, Alizarin Crimson)
  • Brushes (Variety of small to medium sizes #1–#10 in filberts, brights and flats)
  • Palette Knife
  • Mixing Medium (oils-linseed oil)
  • Brush cleaner (oils-odorless mineral spirits, acrylics and water soluble oils-water)
  • Paper Palette Pad
  • Sketchbook Minimum 4”x6”
  • Pencil (3B)
  • Paper Towels
  • Small bag for trash
  • Chair if you like to sit (I prefer to stand)
  • Canvas, Canvas board, or wood panel (8”x10” min. to 11”x14” max.)
  • Sunblock
  • Drinking water

About the artist

Amie Gonser is a local plein air painter and elementary school art teacher.  She has won several awards for her plein air work and is the founder of Plein Air Round Rock, a group of artists who meet once a month to paint outdoors. Amie has over seventeen years of teaching experience.

Refunds will not be issued in the event of a no-show or if we receive cancellation notification from class attendee less than 24 hours in advance of event.


April 27
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Round Rock Arts


Allen R Baca Senior Center
301 W Bagdad Ave
Round Rock, TX 78664 United States
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