Course Description for Plein Air Painting
Plein Air Painting
Prerequisite: ART 2501C
Description: This course is designed to introduce the student to the practice of plein air or open air painting . Plein Air has been a common practice for artists since the mid 18th century and is considered a practical means of studying color, value, atmosphere and the changing attributes of fleeting light. During the course students will travel to various locations both on and off campus in order to explore the unique aspects and challenges of plein air painting.