Register Now: Plein Air Painting Streamside!

Posted on: August 29th, 2019 by Leslie_Zucker

On Wednes­day, Sep­tem­ber 4 at 10am, join the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram and local artist Joyce Washor to learn about Catskill streams and how to paint them.

Led by art teacher and water­color artist Joyce Washor and stream edu­ca­tor Tim Koch, the pro­gram includes art sup­plies and a packet of instruc­tional hand­outs. We’ll paint en plein air next to the beau­ti­ful upper Eso­pus Creek at the equally stun­ning Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY.

Watercolor Painting of Stream by Joyce Washor

Water­color Paint­ing of Stream by Joyce Washor

Joyce will lead begin­ner through inter­me­di­ate painters through the steps nec­es­sary to paint a stream. The train­ing will cover the basics of water­color paint­ing, such as how to mix and apply color, use of per­spec­tive, com­po­si­tion, and more. We’ll also learn about the typ­i­cal fea­tures of streams to deepen our knowl­edge of what we’re painting.

The event will be held from 10am-1pm at the Full Moon Resort, 12 Val­ley View Road, Big Indian, NY. A charge of $10 cov­ers art sup­plies (finan­cial assis­tance is avail­able, please call Linda at 845–688-3047). Reg­is­ter at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/painting_251.

The month of Sep­tem­ber is Ashokan Water­shed Month! For a full event list­ing, visit ashokanstreams.org/conferences-training/watershed-month.

Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of Ulster County pro­vides equal pro­gram and employ­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties. Please con­tact the stream pro­gram office at 845–688‑3047 if you have any spe­cial needs.

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