Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park
October 10-10, 2020
Capturing Joshua Tree Landscapes With Acrylics
By Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

Event Overview

Few destinations offer a landscape as unique as Joshua Tree National Park. Spend a day painting in beautiful Joshua Tree NP. In this one-day class, you will focus on observations, setting an intention for the day, and learning the process of acrylic landscape painting. Janis Commentz is known for her color-intense palette and loose brush strokes. The morning will begin with basic instruction on the process and introduction to materials. Topics will include laying out your palette, color mixing, how to observe the landscape and translate it into an image, tips to see patterns of lights and darks, and planning a successful composition. Participants will move outdoors to observe, sketch, and learn what to look for in a potential landscape. The afternoon will include a demonstration on starting your painting, blocking out your sketch on canvas and time needed to developing your painting. This class is for beginning to intermediate painters.

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Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

About Desert Institute at Joshua Tree National Park

The Desert Institute offers classes for adult learners in cultural history, natural science, survival skills, desert naturalist studies, women’s programs, citizen science, and creative arts. All programs are taught by expert instructors who provide a personal and enjoyable learning experience on these educational adventures.

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When & Where

  • From:Oct 10, 2020,08:30 AM
  • To:Oct 10, 2020,04:00 PM
  • Location: Joshua Tree National Park

    6554 Park Blvd, 92252, Joshua Tree.

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