Monday Ojibway Park 10 A.M. until ?
There is light rain in the forecast for Monday. It may or may not happen. So we will be staying close to the city. Ojibway offers a place to run for cover year round.
Painting at Ojibway always means no matter the weather we can run for cover in the Nature Centre. You can also sketch indoors if there are no tours. There are some restrictions, because there might be tours going though the exhibit area, avoid “trip hazards.” Therefore, no easels or equipment on the floor. We suggest that you treat this as a sketching opportunity than a full-fledged painting event. Bring sketchbooks, coloured pencils, watercolour pencils, and anything that you can safely confine to your lap. They do have a sitting area that looks out at bird feeders, a pond, and the woods.
Of course, if you wish to work outside you may bring all your gear. The washrooms are available.
If you do sketch inside, you might wish to give a small donation to the park as a thank you. There is a donation box on the counter in the display room. This is not necessary.
Here is a link to Google Map for directions: http://goo.gl/maps/aGRHM
I’m open to suggestions for other rain friendly locations where there is painting potential. Keep in mind that we can not schedule private property.
We are looking forward to seeing you Monday.
SUGGESTIONS ON WHAT TO BRING
(Tailor this list to suit your needs.)
For your personal comfort:
It’s getting cold dress warmer!
- Ear Muffs
- Neck Scarf
- Winter Hat
- Warm socks
- Warm shoes or Boots
- Warm wind proof coat
- Hand and toe warmers.
- Sunglasses (if there is snow especially)
- Snack & Water
For the sake of art:
- folding chair
- Plein Air easel
- Plein air pochade box
- Drawing board
- Plein Air umbrella
- Paint and drawing supplies of your choice
If you are just starting out, we suggest starting small. A pencil, pad and sharpener will work just fine.
Emergency Contact information:
Emergency contact person day of event only, is Elizabeth Gaye MacDonald’s cell phone. 519-564-4361 This phone is only answered when I am out on location, it does not have call display or take messages. If I don’t answer try again. I am probably driving or not heard your call.
General contact information:
Email PaintPleinAir@gmail.com for more information.
If you need a ride please be sure to contact us by email by Sunday.