Soft Pastels Plein Air, with Randall Smith @ the Valentine Reserve

7/14/22, 10:00 PM

Randall Smith will guide us through a chalk pastel landscape drawing in the outdoors, at the beautiful Valentine Nature Reserve.

Class price: $55

Randall Smith will guide us through a soft pastel landscape drawing in the outdoors, at the beautiful Valentine Nature Reserve. We will have gorgeous sweeping landscapes in all directions to inspire us and Randall's expert guidance for how to capture our surroundings. Note that this event will take place at the Valentine Reserve. We will meet at the gate and walk in together.

Thursday July 14th  |  3:00pm - 6:00pm

In this class, MAC will provide:
– All supplies needed to create a chalk pastel piece of art outdoors
– A selection of sparkling water
– A totally fun time!

Please note:

– This class is outdoors during the day! Sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses are highly recommended.
– We will need to hike a dirt trail to where we create – dress accordingly.
– Parking at the gate is limited. Please carpool or bike if possible!

Join us! Let's create together!

*MAC will be in compliance with current Mono County Covid protocols at the time of the event. We will keep attendees updated with any major changes.

The Art+Wine program is sponsored by:


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Friends of the Arts - $150

Friends of the Arts is our donor level for all patron and arts supporters. We need 250 Friends of the Arts for our after school programs, community outreach, and gallery maintenance.

Patrons - $500

Our Patrons donor level helps provide foundational funding for our student Scholarship program and our Summer Art Camp. We need 25 Patrons.

Dreammakers - $2,500 to $5,000

The Dreammakers donor level will help launch our Music Program and provide continued support for our new Digital Arts program. $50,000 annually.


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