Plein air painters in the greater Houston area have many opportunities to paint outdoors.
The following groups and locations are presented as choices. As schedules and details are always subject to change, it is your responsibility to contact the organizer.
ART LEAGUE OF FORT BEND
Plein Air Outings on the 3rd Friday of each month
Email Anne Gregory for details
Jan 20 Cullinan Park Conservancy, 12414 Highway 6 South Sugar Land, TX 77478
Feb 17 Fort Bend: Old barn, large hay bales or longhorns.
Mar 17 Fort Bend: Pecan Park & Gazebo in New Territory
Apr 21 Fort Bend: Caldwell Nursery
You do not have to be a member of ALFB to join the ALFB Plein Air Outings.
SKETCHING IN THE GARDENS OF BAYOU BEND
Click here for a the link to dates and what is permissible for Bayou Bend sketching.
Admission fee is $7.50 for adults, $6.00 for seniors. Small set of pastels, colored pencils or pastel pencils, a camp chair, sketch clipboard and clip on umbrella are permissible materials.
Do not bring easels, paints, solvents, and roller cases full of equipment; THIS IS SKETCH ONLY.
HOUSTON PLEIN AIR PAINTERS
HPAP welcomes the Pastel Society of Southeast Texas to their paintouts!
If you are interested in any of their paintouts, register with signupgenius.com, then signup!
There is no fee for joining this group. Any fee would be if a specific location had an entrance fee and will be advertised on the signup information. Please contact organizer or look at website of location to double check.
CYPRESS CREEK OUTDOOR PAINTING GROUP
February 20, 10:00 a.m. Painting at Olde Town Spring.
Park at Puffabelly's Old Depot, 100 Main Street, Spring
March 6, 13, 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17
May 8, 15, 22
June 5, 12, 19, 26
Valeri Ronstadt, coordinator of CCOPG - new guest painters are always welcome.
Please email Linda Dellandre of PSST at Dellandw@yahoo.com with any questions
Click here for more details
CONROE ART LEAGUE PLEIN AIR GROUP
Join a fun-loving group of artists each month to paint the landscapes, cityscapes, flora and fauna of the Greater North Houston area. This group is open to all area artists, no membership required. All mediums are welcomed! No instruction and no fee, just bring your gear. Feel free to paint or sketch in the medium of your choice—oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, charcoal, etc.
Painting from 9:00 AM to noonish, come and go as you please. For information on each month’s event and advice on what to bring, contact Kathy Fediw at 281-687-6966 or email Kathy.Fediw@Comcast.net. Click here for more details.