Course Description

Work from nature in various locations around Dallas (weather permitting) to investigate the unique challenges of landscape and plein air painting. We will discuss formal and technical concepts and undertake projects drawn from a variety of outdoor subjects. Learn how to successfully complete paintings on-site and explore the city with an artistic point-of-view.


Supplies are not included in the cost of the course. Please click here to view and download the supply list.


  • Register early to secure your spot, using the SMU CAPE Student Portal. Please be aware that insufficient enrollment may cause course cancellation.
  • If you need registration assistance or would like to enroll after online registration has closed, please call 214-768-2273 or contact smuthink@smu.edu.

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