Public Paint Outs

Monday, April 29th Public Paint Out
8:30 am – 2:00 pm | BPAF Wonderland Lake Open Space Park 

Cost: $35. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent at the Corner of Poplar Ave & Quince Circle

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Join juried artists and those from the community during a paint-out at Wonderland Lake Park. Enjoy views of the foothills, the lake, hiking trails, and the rolling green of the park grounds. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard. Participants are eligible for awards, and will receive a boxed lunch, on-site hospitality and spot sitting during the paint-out.

Monday, April 29, 2019 Public Paint Out
Historic Downtown Niwot
3:00 – 8:00 pm | BPAF Hospitality Tent at Osmosis Art and Architecture

Cost: $35. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent at Osmosis Art and Architecture

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Join us for a paint out in this quiet, cottonwood-shaded community with wonderful views of the Front Range and other scenes you might capture including historic buildings, railroad memorabilia and more. Registered artists may show their art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard and are eligible for awards. Osmosis Art and Architecture will also welcome your art for consideration for their 2020 juried exhibit of Art of Niwot. Registered artists be treated to a light dinner provided by Lucky Pie of Niwot at the BPAF Hospitality Tent, and will receive snacks and other amenities there.

Tuesday, April 30th Public Paint Out
8:30 am – 2:00 pm | Boulder Valley Ranch Open Space Park

 

Cost: $35. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent at the Trailhead at North 39th Street and Neva Road

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

This scenic high prairie location will offer up prairie dogs, hawks and wildflowers along with views of the working ranch and its cattle and horses. The mountain vistas here are spectacular. Registered artists can display their art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard and are eligible for awards. Includes lunch hot off the grill, on-site hospitality and spot sitting during the paint out. 

Tuesday, April 30th Public Paint Out
3:00 – 8:00 pm | Blue Cloud Farms,
6075 Prospect Road, Longmont, CO 

Cost: $35. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent Near the Gazebo 

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Join juried artists and those from the community during a paint-out at Blue Cloud Farms. Feast your eyes and get out your paint brushes and drawing tools to capture the amazing views of the foothills and plains, the 139+ year-old barn, or the horses who call Blue Cloud home. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard. Participants are eligible for awards, and will receive a boxed lunch, on-site hospitality and spot sitting during the paint-out.

 

Interested in an introductory watercolor class? Kathleen Spencer Johns will be teaching at Blue Cloud from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm this day. More Information

Wednesday, May 1st  Quick Draw Competition Public Paint Out
9:00 am – NOON | Painting hours: 10:00 am - NOON
1325 Pearl Street (in front of the Courthouse)

Cost: $25. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent on the Pearl Street Mall at 1325 Pearl Street (in front of the Courthouse)

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Join us for an exciting morning of painting against the clock! During the Quick Paint competition, artists are given just 2 hours to create a piece of art.  Art is juried and awards are given on-site immediately following the 2-hour painting window. Registration includes on-site hospitality and eligibility for the Quick Paint Award, though there will not be a meal served at this paint-out. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard, are eligible for awards, and will receive on-site hospitality and spot sitting during the paint-out.

Wednesday, May 1st Nocturne Public Paint Out
on the Pearl Street Mall
7:00 – 11:00 pm
 

Cost: $25. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out

Hospitality Tent on the Pearl Street Mall at 1325 Pearl Street (in front of the Courthouse)

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Last year's juried artists clamored for a "Nocturne," so we planned this one where there are city lights and a huge array of subject matter. Bring your easels with clip lights on down to the Pearl Street Mall and enjoy painting as the daylight fades into night. Registration includes on-site hospitality including snacks and drinks, though there will not be a meal served at this paint-out. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard. Participants are eligible for awards, and will receive spot sitting during the paint-out.

Thursday, May 2nd Public Paint Out
8:30 am - 2:00 pm | Coot Lake, 6247 63rd Street, Longmont

Cost: $35. Register for 3 or more paint-outs and pay $25 per paint-out 

Registered artists must present art substrates at our Info tent to be stamped before beginning to paint. 

 

Join for a paint out at scenic Coot Lake, just east of the Boulder Reservoir. Coot Lake is a scenic natural area with fishing, trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. Registered artists can display art at the BPAF exhibit at Rembrandt Yard, are eligible for awards and will receive boxed lunch, on-site hospitality, and spot sitting during the paint-out during the paint-out.

 

Interested in an introductory watercolor class? Kathleen Spencer Johns will be teaching at Blue Cloud from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm this day. More Information

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