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Plein Air Painting, 3rd February 2021, Mapua Wharf

Meet us for plein air painting on 3rd February 2021, 10am, at the Mapua Wharf. The wharf has plenty to offer from boats, ocean, Richmond hills, gorgeous shops and people. Please bring your painting supplies, a chair, bug spray, sun screen, morning tea/lunch and good weather. If you have any suggestions on where to go for plein air, please let me know I will include it in the list. Plein air is scheduled for every Wednesday morning, except the 3rd Wednesday…

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The Simple Secret to Better Painting by Greg Albert

Have you ever heard of the one rule of composition? If not, you will find that the book by Greg Albert, "The simple secret to better painting" is marvellous. Greg Albert talks about randomness in you painting created by "never making any two intervals the same". Interval refers to "distance, shape, tonal value, colour and just about every other element in your painting." The book discusses design dynamics and refers to landscapes, still life, figure or portrait. If you are…

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