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Plein Air Painting, 9th December 2020, Rough Island 

Let's try it again and hopefully this time with better weather: Meet us for plein air painting on 9th December 2020, 10am, at Rough Island. On the road towards Rabbit Island turn left at Tic Toc Road onto Rough Island, pass the Equestrian Centre and all the way towards the boat ramp. The ocean, mountains and islands give plenty of subjects to paint. Please bring your painting supplies, a chair, bug spray, sun screen, morning tea/lunch and good weather. If you…

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Photos of Plein Air Painting at Motueka Marina

What a beautiful and convenient spot to paint en plein air. There are boats, mountains, people, and a cafe. I love it when I can get a fresh coffee right next to my plein air painting. It was a gorgeous day for outdoor painting, too, with not too much sun and only a gentle breeze. Here are some photos:

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Plein Air Painting, 2nd December 2020, Motueka Marina 

Meet us for plein air painting on 2nd December 2020, 10am, at Motueka Marina by the Coastal Coffee Cart at Ward Street. The boats, ocean, and mountains give plenty of subjects to paint. 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…

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Plein Air Painting at the Old Constabulary, Brightwater, 11th Nov 2020

Since last week's Plein Air Painting had to be cancelled due to heavy rain, let's try to reschedule for 11th November 2020, 10am, at the old constabulary in Brightwater, 15 Jeffries Road. The building is a gorgeous old New Zealand style villa, which is not inhabited any more. Please read these detailed instructions on how to get to the property, toilet facilities and safety: Important information: Address: The corner of Jefferies Road and Lord Rutherford Road South, just out of Brightwater. The…

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Plein Air Painting at the Old Constabulary, Brightwater, 4th Nov 2020

Meet us for plein air painting on 4th November 2020, 10am, at the old constabulary in Brightwater, 15 Jeffries Road. The building is a gorgeous old New Zealand style villa, which is not inhabited any more. Please read these detailed instructions on how to get to the property, toilet facilities and safety: Important information: Address: The corner of Jefferies Road and Lord Rutherford Road South, just out of Brightwater. The landowners house is at 15 Jeffries Road if you need to put…

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Plein Air Painting, 28th October 2020, Styx Restaurant, Nelson

Meet us for plein air painting on 28th October 2020, 10am, at Styx Restaurant, 272 Wakefield Quay, Nelson. We can enjoy the view of the harbour entrance, boats on anchor and Haulashore Island. Please bring your painting supplies, a chair, bug spray, sun screen, morning tea/lunch and good weather. Plein air is scheduled for every Wednesday morning, except the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please contact me if you like regular updates by email.

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Photos from Plein Air Painting at Washbourn Gardens

Plein Air Painting at Washbourn Gardens turned out to be a bit of a surprise when we found most of the beautiful flower empty. The council workers were still there, flattening out the beds for the next crop. Never mind we still made due with painting trees, bushes, the workers or the old historic jail. Most enjoyable was going into the next cafe to warm up and have Show & Tell. Here are some photos:

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Plein Air Painting, 14th October 2020, Washbourn Gardens, Richmond

Meet us for plein air painting on 14th October 2020, 10am, at Washbourn Gardens, Richmond, where the spring flowers are simply stunning. Please bring your painting supplies, a chair, bug spray, sun screen, morning tea/lunch and good weather. Photos of last week’s plein air can be viewed here. Plein air is scheduled for every Wednesday morning, except the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please contact me if you like regular updates by email.

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