Bowers to Teach “Plein Air” Painting Course Beginning Sept. 25 at Lake Lucas

*Note: The dates of this class have changed.*

ASHEBORO (August 30, 2018)

Fall is a wonderful time to be outdoors and the perfect season for students to be introduced to oil and acrylic painting outdoors. Randolph Community College is offering a “Painting the Landscape in Oils and Acrylics – Plein Air” course beginning on Sept. 25, taught by professional artist and local historian Henry Bowers.

high noon on the new WEBPlein Air is a French term meaning outside, or in this case, painting outside. Beginning and intermediate students will get the opportunity to try out painting methods while learning design, drawing, and color theory. Classes will be held at Lake Lucas, 3158 Old Lexington Road in Asheboro. Students will need to furnish their own supplies.

The class (#67312) will meet from 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 25 through Oct. 25. On rainy days, the class will meet in the Administration/Education Center, room 122, on the Asheboro Campus. The cost is $70.55.

Henry Bowers has been painting for his entire adult life. He has studied with several nationally recognized painters including Ellena Basa and John Seerey-Lester. Bowers’ goal has been to save the ever-changing historical North Carolina landscape for future generations through his paintings. Bowers was recognized as the 2013 North Carolina Historian of the Year for his efforts in historical preservation.

For more information or to register, call 336-633-0268.