Capturing Nature: Plein-Air Workshop

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Niagara on the Lake and unleash your creativity in this 2 day Plein Air painting workshop!




Class Dates

Saturday Aug 17, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday Aug 18, 2024 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM


During this workshop, you'll embark on a journey of artistic exploration, learning essential techniques and principles to create plein air landscape paintings including structures. This workshop offers something for everyone, providing personalized guidance and instruction from award winning artist Sam Paonessa. Beginning with subject selection for the landscape and how to build a composition to the importance of editing. By the end of the workshop, you'll leave with seeing the landscape differently and a newfound confidence in your artistic abilities, and a renewed passion for the transformative power of nature. Join us for an unforgettable artistic adventure and experience the joy of painting en plein air!
Materials: see material list attached below.

Please note, this is an in person program.
Please contact for any questions.

Materials List

Please see materials list PDF included below.

Instructor - Sam Paonessa AOCA, OSA

Instructor - Sam Paonessa AOCA, OSA

Sam Paonessa is professional artist who has enjoyed a creative career spanning over 35 years. He graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto and was then hired by one of Canada’s largest commercial art studios, TDF Artists, where he worked as an illustrator...