Category: DVAC Plein Air Session

(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) This was the last, official session of Plein Air for the season. It had rained in the morning, but the weatherman assured us that there would be no rain at 10 am when we met. …

Plein Air at James Gardens – Oct. 6, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) On September 10 a group of artists met at The Guild Inn in Scarborough to paint in the lovely park filled with a profusion of flowers and many architectural remnants. It was a perfect day, sunny …

Plein Air at The Guild Inn – Sept. 10, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) Despite the promise of showers and thunderstorms, more than half a dozen showed up in High Park. Painters were found all around the park restaurant, painting trees and flowers. It was a milder day than …

Plein Air at High Park – August 18, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) Several artists gathered on a muggy morning at Kew Gardens anticipating a pleasant morning painting people, trees and the flowers that were in full bloom. Only to watch in dismay as a torrential downpour washed paintings …

Plein Air at Kew Gardens – August 6, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) PACT Grow-to-Learn (GTL) teaches schools and communities about food and gardening. It feeds families and seniors in low-socioeconomic areas. It creates safe green spaces for pollinators and it transforms communities. This group was kind enough to …

Plein Air at John Polanyi Collegiate – July 22, 2019 Read More »

( Submitted by Carolyn Shushelski/Wally Lush) To the east the Toronto skyline provided a striking background.  In a small cove white swans basked in the sunshine and ducks floated peacefully along the water’s edge.  Sunbathers relaxed on the sandy beach, …

Plein Air at Sunnyside Pavilion – July 9, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) Grange Park had a variety of things to paint and see. There were fountains, wading pools, fascinating old trees, sculpture, and even an old ruin of a church. Half a dozen people made the trek down …

Plein Air at Grange Park – June 23, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) The ferry, like time, waits for no man it seems. Missed the one I wanted to take to Centre Island and walked to meet everyone – and walked, and walked. Got to the Sunshine Center for …

June Plein Air at Wards Island – June 11, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) On a very windy, drizzly, cold morning three of us showed up to make art. We quickly decided that setting up easels in the nasty weather was a bad idea but we could wander and take …

May Plein Air at Kensington Market – May 28, 2019 Read More »

(Submitted by Wally Lush) 3 brave artists met at High Park for a chilly morning of painting the rapidly fading colours. The light was great, the locale was not too busy and our hands were cold! It was a good …

Plein Air – High Park #1 Read More »