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3948 Valley Vista Dr
Camino, CA, 95709
United States

Plein air landscape artist David Yapp paints scenes of California in oils. Subjects are as diverse as the California landscape itself and include the Sierra Nevada mountains, the oak covered hills and scenic coastline. David uses palette knife and brushes in a style that is reminiscent of impressionism.

Plein Air Painting Workshops – Wofford Acres Vineyards, Camino, CA

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Plein Air Painting Workshops – Wofford Acres Vineyards, Camino, CA

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Plein Air Painting Workshops – Wofford Acres Vineyards, Camino, CA

from 55.00

Upcoming workshop date:

  • Saturday August 24 (Half day) From $55

Learn to paint en plein air (in the open air) at this beautiful winery with a spectacular view over the American River Canyon. Discover the tools and techniques used to create a successful landscape painting on location. We will look at creating a successful composition, using an under-painting, and working with both brushes and palette knife to apply color.

The workshops are suitable for adults—beginners through to intermediate level artists.

Workshops start at 9.15am and finish at 1.00pm. After the workshop there will be the opportunity to sample some of Wofford’s wines.*

You can either bring your own equipment and materials or purchase the workshop with equipment and materials rental included.

*Wine tasting can be purchased in the tasting room for $10.

Date/with/without materials & equipment rental:
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About the Workshop

There will be a demonstration in which I will work in oils. After the demonstration you can choose a location in the vineyard to paint, using either oils or acrylics. I will move around the group and give encouragement and guidance to each individual participant.

After the workshop there will be the opportunity to taste some of Wofford‘s wonderful wines.* Please bring a picnic lunch if desired.

*Wine tasting can be purchased in the tasting room for $10, which is refundable on the first bottle of wine purchased. 20% discount on the first glass of wine purchased for workshop attendees.

Location:
Wofford Acres Vineyards
1900 Hidden Valley Lane
Camino
CA 95709

SCHEDULE
9.15am–1.00pm Workshop (Winery opens at 9am)
1.00pm Bring your own picnic lunch and optional wine tasting.

You can either bring your own equipment and oil or acrylic paints or rent the equipment, materials and acrylic paints needed for the workshop.*

MATERIALS LIST
Sketching easel
Two, 11”x14” canvases or canvas panels
Painting umbrella*
Rags

Brushes and palette knife:
Hog bristle brushes: No’4 & No’8 filbert or short flat
Synthetic or sable brushes: no’2 rigger or no’ 2 round
Palette knife with an approx 2” “blade”

Paints—choose between oils or acrylics:
Transparent earth yellow or burnt sienna,
Alizarin crimson hue;
Ultramarine blue,
Hansa yellow light or cadmium lemon,
Replacement flake white or titanium white

Optional additional colors if you want a broader range of colors:
Hansa yellow medium or Cadmium yellow medium
Naples yellow hue
Yellow Ocher
Cadmium red medium or napthol scarlet
Cerulean blue hue

If painting in oils:
Odorless mineral spirits in a paint canister
Walnut Oil

If painting in acrylics:
Water canister
Stay-wet palette (optional)

Clothing etc
Apron or a long sleeve shirt you don’t mind getting paint on
Latex gloves or barrier cream
A broad-brimmed hat
Shades for when you are not painting
Sunscreen
Water bottle
Bring layers to wear

*If you choose to purchase the workshop with the materials and equipment rental:
Select this option for the appropriate date when you check out. Rental includes all the materials and equipment you will need for the workshop, with a basic color range of acrylic paints.

Cancellation and refunds policy