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Plein Air Painting, 30th March 2022, Wharf Road, Riwaka

Let’s try it again, since last week was rained out. Meet us for plein air painting on Wednesday 30th March 2022, 10am, at Wharf Road in Riwaka. The tide will be going out (high tide around 9:40am, low tide around 4pm) and we will be able to paint water and boats with the Richmond hills in the background. After the painting session we can meet at Ginger Dynamite for a coffee. I can’t confirm that it’s open so we will just…

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Photos of Plein Air Painting at McKee Reserve, Mapua

These are photos of a plein air painting session at the McKee Memorial Reserve. We are a small group of plein air artists in the Nelson Tasman area meeting regularly on a Wednesday morning. Contact Nicole if you would like to join. It's free and a lot of fun!

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Photos of Plein Air Painting at George Quay, Motueka – Zorn Palette

The day at George Quay couldn't have been better for plein air painting. No wind and mild temperatures made a perfect day for painting outside. Lately I have been playing with the Zorn palette. Anders Zorn's palette became very famous and consists of titanium white, yellow ochre, cadmium red and ivory black, which is a very limited selection. As you can imagine, the colours are not capable to represent the true colours of a landscape. The green mixed with ivory…

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