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Outdoor Sketching Sessions: En Plein Air with Maria Rose – 31st August

Aug 31, 2024   -   Aug 31, 2024

“Maria Rose ROI is a British oil painter, with a contemporary take on the great British landscape painting tradition. Maria works mostly outside, from life, letting nature and the seasons guide her, attempting to capture the essence of a place or moment in time. Maria has exhibited with the South West Academy, the Royal Institute of Oil painters, the Chelsea Art Society, the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the New English Art Club and is a member of the British Plein Air Painters.”

North Devon Arts artists are leading Saturday morning En Plein Air sketching sessions along the River Taw at Barnstaple, following in the footsteps of Turner, one of the nation’s favourite painters.

With his grandparents reputedly born in South Molton, Turner made various trips to North Devon, famously painting the River Taw at Barnstaple, where many of these riverscape scenes can still be recognised today! Stand where Turner did and sketch what he saw!

You can bring your own preferred materials and equipment, which could include: watercolours, small plastic water container, pen and inks, pencils, charcoal, sketchbook/paper, portable easel, etc. Or limited materials will be available if required.

Suitable from beginners to expert level. Children over 14, but must be accompanied by an adult. Max: 15 people per session.

Wear suitable clothing for getting messy and for the riverside as it can get chilly.

Click on the button below to book your ticket for this En Plein Air outdoor sketching session with Maria Rose.

To learn more about Cara Finnigan, the artist leading this En Plein Air outdoor sketching session, visit the artist’s website at https://mariarose.co.uk/

For information about North Devon Arts, visit: www.northdevonarts.co.uk

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