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Friday, April 2, 2010

Landscape Plein Air Workshop - Oil Painting with the DuMond Palette

Landscape Plein Air Workshop
Oil Painting with the DuMond Palette

Instructor - Diana K. Gibson

Saturday, May 1, 2010
(alternate rain date: May 15, 2010)

8AM to 12PM

Location: The Skylands NJ Botanical Gardens, Ringwood, NJ.

Workshop Description:
This workshop is ideal for those familiar with the DuMond landscape palette and for those who wish to be introduced to a prismatic landscape palette. Students will paint on location in the plein air tradition at the scenic beautiful gardens of the Skylands NJBG. Study of the progression of light, creating depth, massing, values, planes, atmospheric and prismatic light effects will be strongly emphasized. A brief demonstration will be offered. A one on one concise lecture of the philosophies behind the DuMond landscape palette will be available to those interested. Beginning and advanced students will benefit from individualized attention. This half-day workshop is appropriate for painters of all levels of skill. Those new to oil painting are especially welcome. For more information please visit

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