july, 2023

mon17jul9:00 am12:30 pmEileen McCullough: "Fun with Watercolor Sketching" Workshop | Oceanside Plein Air Festival 2023Oceanside Plein Air Festival Workshop9:00 am - 12:30 pm


(Monday) 9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Oceanside Pier

Event Details

Sketching outdoors is relaxing and fun. You are free of the demands and expectations associated with a finished watercolor painting. Follow along with artist, Eileen McCullough, as she demos her creative carefree style. The subject matter will be beachgoers and the festivities centered around the Oceanside Pier. The focus will be on sketching with a brush plus, lessons on signage, umbrellas, banners, bikes, and bodyboarders. Bring a comfy chair, small watercolor paper or sketchbook, some travel paints, and a few brushes. After the workshop, Eileen will demo how she incorporates her small sketches into her finished paintings.
Supply list:
  • Watercolor sketch paper. (ex. Canson blue 140 cold press pad 11x14, 8x10 Travel palette)
  • A few brushes (ex 3⁄4 inch flat, half-inch flat, small Chinese calligraphy brush)
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Travel water container
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat Optional
  • Water Soluble graphite pencils Optional
  • Watercolor pencils, markers Optional

During workshops, participants will have the opportunity to receive expert guidance and instruction from experienced artists. Participants will learn specific techniques depending on the artist who is teaching, receive personalized feedback on their work, and get to ask questions about the Plein Air painting process all while capturing some of Oceanside's most iconic scenery. Workshops are limited to 15 participants and are not included in Plein Air Festival registration.
Location: Underneath the Oceanside Pier $115
Refund Policy Full payment is required at the time of registration for all levels of Plein Air Festival participants. Refunds will not be available for Plein Air workshops. We understand that plans change and things may come up to prevent your attendance. Purchase of workshop tickets may be transferred to a friend or for credit used towards tickets to the museum, a different workshop (if available), towards a membership, or for a 100% tax-deductible donation.

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