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PLEIN AIR DOWN UNDER INVITES LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS TO JOIN IN THE FUN OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST OUTDOOR PAINTING FESTIVAL.

The 2021 festival dates are the long weekend of 25, 26 and 27 September, with additional pre-festival workshops and activities – all designed to celebrate the art of painting outdoors.

Plein Air Down Under will be held around Mandurah’s town centre, cultural precinct and the historic town of Pinjarra.

Focussing on outdoor and evening paint-outs, the event presents feature artists, over $8,000 in awards and prizes, workshops, youth involvement, demonstrations and an exhibition of plein air paintings.

Your Artist Registration includes:

  • Access to paint at all festival paint outs
  • Eligibility for awards and prize money, over $8,000
  • Exhibition and selling opportunities in the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre
  • Registration for the two hour Quick Draw Painting Competition
What is plein air painting?
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Plein Air Down Under
This year Plein Air Down Under did FOUR Masterclasses and one Beginners Class, more than double our previous years. They are worthwhile, full of valuable information and always heaps of fun. These photos are from Leon Holmes Studio Masterclass, following the festival. Check out Leon's tonal underpaintings, and the masterpieces that followed. Pretty damned impressive! ... See MoreSee Less
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P.O Box 788
30-32 Pinjarra Road
Western Australia
Australia, 6210
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