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Northport Plein Air Paint Out 2018

  • Leenanau Peninsula 301 N. Mill St Northport, MI, 49670 United States (map)

Join the fun and hospitality here at the tip of the fabulous Leelanau Peninsula in what is fast becoming one of the most successful Plein Air events in Northern Michigan.  
Natural subject matter abounds to stir your imagination and the resulting masterpieces will be displayed at their best in the wonderful new Village Arts Building gallery.

Sign in at 8:00 AM Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29.
Paint all day.  

You may elect to paint the Saturday Golden Hour sunset.

Limit 50 Painters!

Artists sign in for Canvas Stamping: 8:30am -11am (Including Golden Hour Canvas)
Artists paint all day in Northport and surrounding countryside.
Framed Canvases finished that day may be turned in at 4:30pm if convenient, or next day.  (This will help with hanging process)

Paint the "Golden Hour", Sunset (or night) and turn in one framed masterpiece the next morning. (A separate judging will be made for Golden Hour works)

Paint in Village and surrounding countryside. Turn in framed works by 4pm.
(Clean brushes in gallery janitor room)
4:30pm - Plein Air Artists only - Join other Starving Artists for Bar-B-Q and beverages on gallery patio. One Bar-B-Que Ticket and Two drink tickets included per artist.
(Please avoid spending time in the gallery while hanging and judging is taking place!)
6:00pm - Doors open to the public! Buying Frenzy Begins!
8:00pm - Pick up any unsold works.

Painting size:
Maximum 18" x 24" - 3 paintings plus 1 for Golden Hour.
Smaller sizes - 4 paintings plus 1 for Golden Hour

Awards: ($ amounts to be declared)
Village Scene: 1st and 2nd
Countryside: 1st and 2nd
Water/Dunes: 1st and 2nd

Good Luck to All!
Gene Rantz, Plein Air Event Chairperson

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Earlier Event: July 26
Making Art Together
Later Event: July 30
Painting with Oil & Acrylic