Plein Air: Drawing for Painting

Workshop Date:September 21 - September 23

When: Monday-Wednesday, 9-noon

Sessions: 3

Price: $280 for members, $300 for non-members

Teaching Artist: Valerie Isaacs

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Painting will come easier if your drawing skills are strong.  Gain control of proportional relationships and perspective. Simplify complexity for stronger shapes in your composition. Clarify your seeing of light and dark.  Class will be taught outdoors near PAAM. Prepare for more enjoyable and dynamic painting by fortifying your drawing foundation!

Valerie Isaacs has been painting outdoors in Provincetown since 2016. She studied Architecture at Penn State, drawing and etching in Spain, and painting at the Fleisher Art Memorial (Philadelphia) and with Douglas Balentine (Charleston, SC). Exhibiting since 1990, she has shown at a flamenco bar in Seville, a village fair in France, and at a monastery.  Her classes in drawing and painting incorporate study of our painting ancestors.