9:00 AM — 12:00 PM

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Event Series Event Series: Plein Air Workshop

Plein Air Workshop with Peg Usner - November Session

Engage with the gardens through a three-day painting workshop at Longue Vue with artist and educator Peg Usner.


Can’t attend all three sessions? Drop by for just one for only $50!

This is a course for beginning or advanced oil painters who seek guidance in plein air painting. Suggestions, critiques, and demonstrations are offered throughout each session.

Class supplies can be found at David’s or Mo’s Art Supply (New Orleans & Covington locations):
  • Easel
  • Palette
  • Oil paints (Winton, Gamblin, or equal)
    • white
    • cadmium yellow light
    • cadmium yellow hue
    • cadmium orange
    • cadmium red
    • alizarin crimson
    • ultramarine blue
    • raw sienna
    • viridian hue
    • burnt umber
  • #4, #6, #8, #10 flat brushes are best
  • Turpenoid and/or oil medium
  • paper towels and/ or rags
  • suggested 3/4″ canvas size 11″x14″ or 9″x12″  (Art Alternatives, Fredrix or The Edge are good canvas choices)

Other suggested items:

  • cardboard the size of your canvas,
  • sun visor or hat,
  • sunscreen,
  • drinking water
  • bug spray

For questions call Peg, (504) 495-9888