Plein Air Painting in Autumn

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Plein Air Painting in Autumn

Award-winning Plein Air Artist

Discover the artistry of Sam Paonessa, the recent winner of the prestigious National Art Competition. Our recent blog post delves into Sam's remarkable achievement - Read it here. View the captivating artwork that earned him this prestigious accolade!


Following a highly successful and creative Summer workshop, come and join award winning plein air artist and instructor, Sam Paonessa, for a 1-day plein air workshop at the scenic Edwards Gardens in East Toronto this Fall. This workshop is for painters who are intermediate to advanced skill and are recommended to have some outdoor painting experience, open to any paint medium students wish to work in.

The workshop will begin with a demonstration by Sam to inspire artists and provide experienced direction to help improve your skill in plein air painting. The surrounding area provides plenty of subjects to choose from as a natural focus. The instructor will be there to assist students individually as well as collectively through technique demonstrations and individual guidance.

The day will allow for a lunch break. The end of the day will encourage students to share their work for constructive feedback.

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9:30am - 4pm




October: 27


$210 +HST


Past student work

Plein air Angela Wheeldon
Plein air Carolyn Daniels
Plein air Inge Hermann
Plein air Mary Mastrorillo
Plein air Rosie Bortolin
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