Paint Outs

VWS holds paint outs on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays and the 3rd OR 4th Saturday of every month. Paint outs are open to members and non-members.

Upcoming paintouts:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 9am – ?
Leonis Adobe Museum
23537 Calabasas Rd.
Calabasas, CA 91302
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Historic buildings & wagons, live animals, wonderful gardens,  lots of subject matter to use in art creation. Since there will be a student bus tour and period dressed docents we should dress western (if possible): jeans, western hat if you have them. We will be the plein air artists of the late 1800s! Locate around the student tour area, look for David Deyell when you arrive.

Email David Deyell at watercolorists@netzero.net if you think you’ll come and he’ll keep a lookout for you.

Saturday, October 21, 2017, 9:00 am – ?

Lake Calabasas
23401 Park Sorrento
Calabasas, CA 91302
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Please call Paula Diggs at 818 223 9153 to let her know you are coming. Bring a sandwich or a packed lunch. Paula will also bring a treat to share.

Photo of Lake Calabasas - Calabasas, CA, United States. From my bedroom window. Love the ducks.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 10:00 am – ?
Peter Strauss Ranch
30000 Mulholland Highway
Agoura Hills, CA, 91301
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This site was selected for possible fall colors. The location features trees, river bed (sometimes wet) mountains and such. Meet in the dirt parking lot, walk to restrooms.

Email David Deyell at watercolorists@netzero.net if you think you’ll come and he’ll keep a lookout for you.

Steps lead up to a white porch and a house overlaid with stones surrounded by trees and greenery

Saturday, November 25, 2017, 9:00 am – ?

Juan Bautista de Anza Park
3701 Lost Hills Road
Calabasas, CA 91302
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Autumn colors, red tiled roofs and mountains…bring a sandwich and enjoy. Please call Paula Diggs at 818 223 9153 to let her know you are coming. Paula will also bring a treat to share.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017, 10:00 am – ?
Paramount Ranch
2903 Cornell Road
Agoura Hills, CA, 91301
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Park near western town and walk over bridge into town. This is site of many movies and TV shows. Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman was just one of them. Many movie type scenes to inspire your painting. We have an old saloon, jail, hotel, store, railroad station, plus other structures in addition to mountains, trees and stream to place in our compositions.

Email David Deyell at watercolorists@netzero.net if you think you’ll come and he’ll keep a lookout for you.

Horse and riders pose in front of the old Western Town facade

Saturday, December 23, 2017, 9:00 am – ?
Lake Balboa
6300 Balboa Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
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Please call Paula Diggs at 818 223 9153 to let her know you are coming. Bring a sandwich or a packed lunch. Paula will also bring a treat to share.

See you there!

Work from recent paintouts: