En Plein Air Oil Painting with Christine Lafuente
En Plein Air Oil Painting with Christine Lafuente - Aug 2022 Experience the magic of Mount Desert Island as you paint En Plein Air with renowned artist Christine Lafuente. A basic review of outdoor set-up, paint application, composition, and atmospheric color theory will be covered; however, most of the time spent together will be “hands-on” in the field with individual instruction at four select locations on the Island’s beautiful coves and shores. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30am - 11:30am ArtWaves 1345A Hwy 102 Bar Harbor 207-266-0010 To Register: https://artwavesmdi.org/event-4803298 August 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th, 2022 $600 for a 4-day workshop ($590 for members) plus independent painting time on campus in the afternoons. Artists of all levels and styles are welcome, experience working in oils is recommended. The half-day sessions provide you the opportunity to work in the mornings with the instructor, leaving you the afternoons to continue to work independently, as you develop your own individual style. Pack a lunch and paint all day! About the instructor: A native of Poughkeepsie NY, Christine Lafuente received an A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr College in 1991. She then moved to downtown Philadelphia to earn a Certificate in Painting and Printmaking from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. There she was awarded a Louis S. Ware Memorial Scholarship for European Travel. While Artist-in-Residence at the Fleisher Art Memorial from 1997 to 2002, she began teaching and studied at the Barnes Foundation. In 2003 she moved to Brooklyn NY, where she earned a Masters in Fine Arts at Brooklyn College. Christine currently lives and works in Brooklyn throughout the year and spends summers painting in Maine.