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Ducharme Plein Air Paint Out

10451695_10155134307160627_1802222079916322142_nMonday March 19th 10:00 a.m.

Between Colchester Village & Oxley

A special thanks to Ann Ducharme for the invite to her lovely property.  (Photo by Ann)  This beautiful wooded landscaped ravine will remind you of a fairy land.

We also wish to thank Ann​ for graciously opening her home to us.  You will be able to warm up, and use her washroom.  For those who are unable to take the cold you may paint in her dining room.

(Note:  give yourself time this is a 35 to 45 min drive from Windsor.)

267 county rd 50 Harrow ON

EAST of Colchester Village, WEST of Oxley on the South or Lake side of the road.

WARNING!
Do not use your GPS, or internet maps to find this location, you will get lost.  I have bypassed the mistakes Google makes and have provided a link.  Please use the link below.

Google MAP LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/RG9FYZXtDuq

There is more than one way to get to the Harrow area from Windsor. The above map gives both Howard and Walker road alternatives.

Photo of the property in the summer.  Click on image to see larger size.  Pretend there is no green!

If you wish to try your gps try these gps coordinates 41.99632, -82.92567Time to bundle up!

SUGGESTIONS ON WHAT TO BRING
(Tailor this list to suit your needs.)

For your personal comfort:
It’s cold dress warm!  We don’t want you getting frostbite.
EAR MUFFS!
NECK SCARF!
WINTER HAT!
GLOVES!
Warm socks
Warm Boots
Warm wind proof coat
Snow pants if you have them
Long johns
Sunglasses protect your eyes from the glare of snow.
Hand and toe warmers.  Canadian Tire carries these and they are well worth the price.

For the sake of art:
Camera
folding chair
Plein Air easel
Plein air pochade box
Drawing board
Paint and drawing supplies of your choice

Your drawing supplies can be as little as a pencil, pad and sharpener or as elaborate as a full french easel box of oils and canvases. If you are just starting out, we suggest starting small.

I’m open to suggestions for other cold or 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!

General contact information:
Email: PaintPleinAir@gmail.com for more information.

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Paint Out East Malden Park – Pond Side

Paint Out Malden Park

EAST side Malden Road entrance

This is the side where the ponds are located.

Monday February 26th, 2018.
Suggested time is: 9;30 am  until ?

We are hoping the weather will be nice, but dress warmly.
http://www.timeanddate.com/weather/canada/windsor/hourly

There are many picnic tables and benches available.

The Malden Park Visitor Centre has washrooms. Tim Hortons is one block away on Huron Church.

Link to Google Map https://goo.gl/maps/eybEJ

THINGS TO CONSIDER and WHAT TO BRING

The weather is cold, so you will need earmuffs, gloves.  Still bring a hat with a brim so the sun does not hurt your view.  This time of year I use a baseball cap.  Sunscreen is still suggested.  Dress in layers the weather is unpredictable.

Other things to consider. A folding chair, cushion or yoga mat if you wish to sit on the ground.

Your drawing supplies can be as little as a pencil, pad and sharpener or as elaborate as a full french easel box of oils and canvases. If you are just starting out, we suggest starting small.

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 may be driving or not have heard your call.

General contact information:
Email PaintPleinAir@gmail.com for more information.
For all other phone inquiries please call Elizabeth Gaye MacDonald at home at 519-977-5687

TUESDAY! B’fast at Danielle’s and Paint at Ann’s

DAY CHANGE!!!!! 

Tuesday February 6th 8:30 a.m.

Due to this wonderful winter storm we are going out a day later. It WILL be cold (-4° C) If you are going outside, dress warm especially your hands and feet.


First meet for breakfast at Danielle’s Restaurant in Harrow.
357 Queen St Harrow On N0R 1G0

Please let me know if you are going for breakfast so we can get a big enough table.

Danielle’s Restaurant 8:30 a.m.

Google link for directions to Danielle’s Restaurant. https://goo.gl/maps/h8xviaKxsgE2

10:00 a.m. Ann Ducharm’s

Then meet at Ann Ducharm’s for painting cold or warm! Outside or in!
Directions: Via Howard Ave: https://goo.gl/maps/AKB2VbfpxdB2
Via Walker Rd: https://goo.gl/maps/ywZAN3WGZFt

A special thanks to Ann Ducharme, for the invite to her lovely property. This beautiful wooded landscaped ravine will remind you of a fairy land.

Weather: http://www.timeanddate.com/weather/canada/windsor/hourly

Anne’s Address:
273-293 Essex County Rd 50, Harrow, ON N0R 1G0

NOTE: give yourself time this is at least a 40 min drive from Windsor. Hopefully the roads are clear, but allow for bad weather when you time your drive.

Please Breakfast RSVP: email PaintPleinAir@gmail.com