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Plein Air Adventure

Starts Nov. 1

New Season!

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. 33 Classes 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. Excursions & Nocturne class included in each session, and exhibition opportunities.

New for 2023-4

  • ​33 classes! New sites! A FUN monthly excursion! New opportunities to exhibit

  • Get a great plein air tool with your season's pass and goodies throughout the season!

  • Monthly painting excursions=longer painting times for larger paintings (or slower painters) fun & fellowship

  • NEW HOURS 9:30am-1pm 

  • Group Service Days -voluntary opportunities to help environemntal  orgs with helping hands!

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, 9:30 am-1pm Nov.-May   
Register online or get a season's pass!


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