Category: Plein Air

Nepean Art Society Plein Air Resuming this Thursday, 21st May

Nepean Art Society Plein Air Day Resumes
Yarramundi Reserve
this Thursday – 21st May

Great news! Nepean Art Society has scheduled a plein air day with the changed restrictions.

Re-commencing this Thursday, 21st May at the Yarramundi Reserve.
Social distancing still needs to be observed.
If there are more than 10 people, the group have to split between the north and south locations.

To get there: Take Castlereagh Road from Penrith to Agnes Banks. Coming into Agnes Banks, turn left into Springwood /Hawkesbury Road and continue towards Springwood and the Blue Mountains crossing the Nepean River. About 200m further after crossing the river bridge there is an entrance on the right into the North Reserve where there is adequate parking, toilet facilities and BBQ areas.

Meet down by the Grose River within the Reserve.

Any questions please ring Tony on 0410 624 918
For more info visit

Look forward to seeing you there! 

Plein Air at Streeton Lookout, Freemans Reach 16th June

MTAS Plein Air Painting at Streeton Lookout, Freemans Reach
Sunday, 16th June

You are invited to our next Plein Air Painting Day that will be held at Streeton Lookout, Freemans Reach this Sunday, 16th June.

Bring along your paints and drawing materials and your morning tea/picnic lunch. Join us for the beautiful scenery of Freemans Reach painted all those years ago by Arthur Streeton, after whom the lookout is named, and captured in his beautiful work “Purple noon’s transparent might”.

Arthur Streeton’s images celebrate the blue and gold palette of Australia’s sun-drenched landscape. In early 1896 Streeton travelled to the upper reaches of the Hawkesbury River, between Richmond Bridge and Windsor, where he was inspired by the expansive view looking towards the Blue Mountains. ‘The purple noon’s transparent might’ takes it’s title from a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley that embraces the natural world – sun, sky, water and mountains – and was painted in two days ‘during a shade temperature of 108 degrees’, in a state of ‘artistic intoxication with thoughts of Shelley in my mind’.

Come along and bring your friends.

Time: 9am to 3pm
When: Sunday, 16th June
Venue: Streeton Lookout, 542 Terrace Road, Freemans Reach
Bring: Your paints or drawing materials for en plein air, your morning tea and lunch

For more info contact Kym 0413 809 685 or

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