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Painting in Nature

Learn to paint from life using deep observation and connection. Inspire your senses and bring your paintings to life! 


Painting in Nature

Learn to paint from life using deep observation and connection. Inspire your senses and bring your paintings to life! 


Event Details

Guided by

Paige Emery

Time

11:00am - 02:30pm

When

August 11, 2024

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20

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Ticket Price:

$793
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About Paige Emery

Paige Emery is an artist, herbalist and plant dreamer exploring ways of remembering the Earth. Paige has a background in fine arts, herbalism, ecology, and has been teaching art for 10 years.

Objective

Join us for a unique experience that blends art and nature, led by artist and herbalist Paige Emery. We'll start with a short hike and a tea meditation, followed by a hands-on session where you'll learn painting techniques and basic oil painting skills. We'll also explore plant life and their significance. By the end of the class, you'll have created your own oil painting to take home. This event is suitable for all skill levels.

Art supplies and herbal tea are provided. The event will take place on a scenic nature trail in East Los Angeles, on Tongva/Kizh land.

Itinerary

Introduction

  • Meet and greet with artist and herbalist Paige Emery.
  • Brief overview of the day's activities.

    Short Hike and Tea Meditation
  • Enjoy a leisurely hike on the nature trail.
  • Participate in a calming tea meditation to connect with the surroundings.

    Introduction to Painting from Life
  • Learn basic oil painting techniques.
  • Tips on observing and capturing nature in your artwork.

    Painting Session
  • Apply the techniques learned to create your own oil painting.
  • Guidance and feedback from Paige Emery.

    Sharing and Wrap-Up
  • Share your artwork with the group.
  • Final thoughts and feedback.
  • Pack up and farewell.

    **Art supplies and herbal tea will be provided.**
    **Paper bag or box to take artwork home recommended**

  • What's included

    • Art Supplies: Canvas, Paint, Medium, Brushes, Pallets
    • Painting from Life Demonstration
    • Herbal Tea

    What to bring

    • Sketchbook or Journal (note taking & sketching)
    • Sun Protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, etc.)
    • Personal Water Bottle
    • Blanket or Sit Pad
    • Snacks (optional)