Thursdays, September 29-October 13, 9:00 am-noon
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT
Instructor: Margaret Wiseheart Anderson
Discover the many joys of plein air painting (painting outdoors) and enjoy the splendor of the NEK’s fall foliage in this experiential class. Students will meet at Catamount Arts, then paint at a different location each week, using water soluble oil paints. Each session will include a demonstration painting on location for students to follow along, followed by painting on your own. Learning to be comfortable with the equipment and materials will make painting outdoors as pleasurable as a walk in the park!
Class fee: $90 (10% discount for Catamount Arts members and homeschooled students). Scholarship funds are available for middle and high school students; please call Anne at 802-748-2600 ext. 109 for details. Space is limited to 6 students, and registration closes on Sept. 26.
Parents of students under age 18: please complete an Enrollment Form.
Upon registration, you will be provided with a materials list and potential sources so that you can purchase materials in advance. Easels will be provided, or you can bring your own. Please bring your art materials, a sketchbook, snacks, plenty of water, sunscreen, a hat, and bug spray.
Please refer to our website for any current COVID-19 related restrictions.
With a degree in fashion design and background as a dancer, Margaret Wiseheart Anderson has spent most of her professional career in the dance apparel industry and in designing costumes for professional theater and ballet companies. Primarily a self-taught artist, Margaret developed her skills as a landscape oil painter by painting from life. Co-coordinator of the Peace Valley Plein Air Painters for several years, she also founded a figurative study studio group in Pennsylvania, The Artist Collective #12. Now living in Vermont, Margaret is thrilled to explore the be