Category: DVAC Plein Air Session

(Submitted by Wally Lush) About 8 artists met at Riverdale Farm on Saturday morning, braving a slight chill but enjoying the beautiful light. A perfect morning of sketching and painting, then fighting off hoards of wasps as we enjoyed lunch surrounded by …

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(Submitted by Wally Lush) After a scary/rainy Monday, our plein air group had a great day to paint at Corktown Common, close to the Distillery District. Five artists painted with pastels, watercolour and oils and sketched happily on a sunny end-of-summer day. …

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(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) There were lots of people at High Park, but the DVAC plein air painters were able to find each other and enjoy a hearty breakfast or treats at the café before heading out. There was a lot …

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(Submitted by Wally Lush) On August 7, 2018, 5 of our artists met at Parkwood Estate in Oshawa to paint on the grounds of this lovely home. The skies were initially threatening, but soon the heat and humidity took over as the …

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(Submitted by Lynn Pashleigh/Wally Lush) A group of intrepid DVAC artists met at Bluffer’s Park to enjoy the sun, the warmth the Bluffs and the company. It was a productive day, with no sunburn and few annoying bugs.

(Submitted by Karin Fediw/Wally Lush) There was a great turnout for the plein air event in south Etobicoke. Ten painters were present, as well as three non-painters who were there for moral support. It was nice to see some new members. The weather …

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(submitted by Wally Lush) On Tuesday, June 26, six artists took the ferry to Ward’s Island for a plein air session. The Weather was glorious with warm sunshine and balmy breezes wafting from the lake – a perfect day. The …

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(Submitted by Wally Lush/Vanaja Cotroneo) Today’s plein air was attended by nine (or ten?) members, and we gathered by the parking lot before dispersing in twos and threes, and even solo, to find that “perfect” view. Or perhaps, it was …

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(submitted by Wally Lush) On Saturday, May 25, five artists braved the humidity to paint outside in Ramsden Park. In spite of promised rain, they settled in and planned, sketched and painted some of the interesting locations in the park. Hopefully, some larger …

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(Submitted by Brent Arlitt)         The DVAC Plein Air ‘Show and Tell’ Night was led by our Plein Air Coordinator Franca Montalbetti who, assisted by able committee members, held 12 DVAC Plein Air outings over the 2017 season. …

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