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Plein Air Adventure

Plein Air Adventure Group Show June 1-June 30

DRV Gallery 5401 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707


Gallery Hours:11am-4pm Thurs,Fri,Sat.

Have an adventure, discover beautiful and historic places in Pinellas county and learn the basics of plein air painting from a professional. Start with a viewfinder to choose the best composition and learn to make a value sketch, color study, mix warm and cool greens, reflections in water and cloudscapes. Class happens on a different site each week, starts with a demo then individual help while you paint, ends with a group critique. Make a completed plein air painting each class, and see the prettiest places in the county. Nocturne class included in each session, and exhibition opportunities.


  • May 10, 9am meet at St. Pete’s Pier 800 2nd Ave NE, St. Park in the history museum, meet under the sculpture, restrooms available.

  • May 17, 9am meet at Maximo Park Pinellas Point Dr S &, Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St. Petersburg, FL. Meet at Shelter #1 near the disc golf course. Free parking and restrooms available.

  • May 24, 9am meet at Skyway Bridge Windsurfing Launch St. Petersburg, Meet by the water and paint a terrific view of Skyway. Free parking, no bathrooms, very rustic.

  • May 31, 9am St. Pete’s Pier, Meet behind Doc Ford’s at the picnic table by the water.

  • NOCTURNE meet Weds. May 31, 7pm at St. Pete’s Pier, Meet behind Doc Ford’s at the picnic table by the water.

Sponsored by Ampersand Art and Produced with the support of Creative Pinellas, Visit St. Petersburg/Clearwater, and the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners.

Inclement weather policy: If raining, windy or below 55 degrees, class is postponed until noon-3pm. If bad weather persists, class is cancelled for the week. 

Wednesdays, 9am-noon Oct.-May   
Register online or get a season's pass!


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