Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Friday April 1 - Metchosin Rd and Happy Valley Rd

Howdy Alfrescoes! This Friday April 1 2016, we will be painting in and around the hamlet of Metchosin.

Possible painting locations include the grounds of the St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, and the Metchosin School Museum.

Directions to the location can be found in this  map . We'll meet at Noon for our Show'n'Tell across the street from the Broken Paddle Coffee House (see map).

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Friday March 25 - Esquimalt Gorge Park

Hey Alfrescoes! This Friday March 25 2016, we will be returning to Esquimalt Gorge Park, off Tillicum Road (map  here ). We will meet near the parking lot at noon for our Show'n'Tell. See you there.

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Friday March 18 - Government House

Grias di wohl Alfrescoes. Our next paint-out (Friday March 18 2016) will be at Government House (1401 Rockland Street). There is limited parking at the House but if you drive up and go past the house, take the left driveway. There is plenty of parking at the bottom.
Click here for a map.

We can meet at noon in the glass gazebo for our Show'n'Tell, located in the front gardens (circled in red in the image below).

Upcoming Event

Al Frescoes Spring Show En Plein Air

It will be at the Coast Collective from May 18 to May 29. Drop off paintings May 16th between 12:00 and 1:00. Opening Reception is Friday May 20 at 7:00. Bring goodies. Pick up at the end of the show May 29th from 5:00 to 5:30.

We will hang the show in the afternoon of May 16th. Coast Collective takes a 30% commission of sales. Who can enter? - Any artist that has painted with the Al Frescoes once or more during 2015 or 2016. What can they enter? – one or two plein air paintings. Paintings do not need to be painted with Al Frescoes but should not have been in a previous Al Frescoes show. What is the cost? - free

Contact Jim McFarland if you need help with the entry forms (jcmcfarland@telus.net)

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Friday March 11 - Tulista Park

Aang Alfrescoes!  This Friday March 11 2016, we are painting in Sidney at Tulista Park. Directions to the location can be found  here .  We will meet at Noon after painting for our Show'n'Tell near the building, next to the playground.  I've marked the location with a red rectangle in the image below.

A note to everyone that Bob Langford is currently showing his work at Serious Coffee in Sidney. The Serious Coffee location is shown as the red marker in the directions map above. Feel free to stop by and check it out.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Friday March 4 - Chinatown

Tungjatjeta Alfrescoes. This Friday March 4 2016, we are painting in the area around Capital Iron and Chinatown. A map can be found  here . We will have our Show'n'Tell at Noon by Opus.