Plein Air Paint Outs
NOTICE OF RECENT NEWS EVENT WHICH PREVENTS USE OF MCALPINE PARK TODAY!
I'M GETTING AN ALTERNATE SITE
NOTE: WEATHER UPDATE
Go when you want but
it won't be greater than
"feels like" over 45 degrees
until close to 1 PM
PLEIN AIR BUDS
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Many thanks to Hunter Farm for the last minute switch since McAlpine Park recent news event caused us to change venues.
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as I make the updates to this page
from here down
This 462 acre park
and enter your starting point.
From 485 head north on John St which becomes
Monroe Rd. after THE Cigar etc store you will see a signsaying an entrance is 700 feet. You will cross a bridge over the creek, go under an overpass (train) and Entrance will be on your right. After entering you will go under a train trestle
From Charlotte head south on Monroe Rd and the
entrance is on your left
This Park offers many open and forested trails,
along creek views, 3 lakes,
and big sky views around the large lake.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring your own painting supplies:
Portable Easel and chair, if needed
Paints - Canvas or Ground
Brushes - Paper Towels - Cleaner
or whatever else your medium requires
Plastic grocery bag for your trash
Water is available at the bathrooms for
your water-based paints but
bring your own container.
Practice safe disposal of materials
at home and not in the environment.
SNACKS & LUNCH
Bring plenty of bottled water or drinks and
stay hydrated. Bring your bag lunch
and/or a snack. Some may choose to eat
at a nearby restaurant
HOW TO DRESS
Dress comfy for the season
with good hiking shoes.
Spring & Fall:
Layer so you are warm enough
in the early morning or late afternoon
and such that you can
peel layers as the day warms up and
add layers as the day cools off.
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Plein Air Buds
all artists welcome
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that no adjustments have been made.
Park Road Park
CANCELLED- BRRR- TOO COLD
Mint Museum Randolph
switch made due to recent news event
at scheduled venue. Perect reasonWe will now go to
NOTE UPDATE WEATHER:
1 PM rather than 10 AM Brrr
Anne Close Springs Greenway
Dairy Barn Entrance
288 Dairy Barn Lane
FOR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS
ARTIST OPEN STUDIOS
Arts on the Greenway
Friday, March 22
500 E Central
Mount Holly, NC
with photos of your paintings to be posted.
Include image, title, medium, byline and link to
your web or social
for the gallery below
Check back as final confirmations occur