Plein Air Skill Builder

May 02, 2023 1:00PM—Jun 13, 2023 3:00PM


Tuesdays, May 2-June 13, 2023, 1:00pm-3:00pm (no class June 6)

Level/Age: All levels, 16+

Cost: Members $180, Non-members $190

This workshop is designed to develop skills that will make open air painting more fun and successful. Each week we will focus on one of the several steps employed in creating a successful Plein Air painting. We will be working in the studio from photo references. This workshop is for the beginner as well as the intermediate painter. 

Masks may be required in the classroom depending on community spread. Masks requirements may be subject to change. If you are not willing to wear a mask please do not register for our adult classes.

About the Teacher

Eric Shute was born and raised in upstate New York and at an early age began his artistic training at the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York.  Eric holds a degree in Education from S.U.N.Y @ New Paltz, a degree in Advertising and Illustration from Mohawk Community College and a BFA from Syracuse University.

In addition to his academic training, Mr. Shute studied painting technique with nationally recognized artists:  Hong Nian Zhang, (oil painting), advanced watercolor with Richard Segalman, and advanced abstract painting with Jenny Nelson at the Woodstock School of Art.  Mr. Shute has also taken water color workshops with Robert Wade, Christopher Schink, and Don Andrews.