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Studying Elements of “En Plein Air”, painting indoors with Afsaneh Michaels (Mondays 9:30-12:30) 1/9-2/13

February 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 am

The plein air class taught by Afsaneh Michaels continues at the Rossmoor Art Association. Students will work indoors this time on aspects of plein air painting while it is cold, outside as weather permits.  The class can include various media, including drawing or painting, and will be held over a six-week period from Monday January 9- February 13 (6 sessions). 

Student artists will paint directly onto canvas or paper using photos or doing exercises learning about painting trees, architecture, water, light, color and other landscape elements. When it is nice weather the class will go outside.

The course will be held

Mondays, 9:30-12:30    1/9-2/13, 2023

Cost: $150, non-residents $170

Place: to be arranged, Instructor will notify


Materials: Easel and canvases and board (for paper). A stool or blanket to sit on

plus any materials the students are comfortable using, i.e. oil, acrylics, pencils,

pastels. For a list of materials contact teacher: AfsanehAm@gmail.com

There may be short disruptions of classes in the next few months at Rossmoor due to the remodel of the studios. We hope to be able to make up for any cancelled class days and will try our best to keep you informed.


Gateway Art Studio 1
1001 Golden Rain Road, Walnut Creek
CA, CA 94595 United States