On October 7, 2023, the Second Annual “Paint Bloomington!” featured tutorials by Artists for Climate Awareness artists. The all-day event in Bryan Park, Bloomington, IN included a city-wide plein air paint-out for all, plus free optional art classes.
Artists for Climate Awareness facilitated the following:
- Sunflower and a pollinator – watercolor and Crayon Resist (Bess Lee)
- Painting with natural paints and materials tutorial (Sara Steffey McQueen)
- Watercolor tutorial – pollinators (Anne Farley Gaines)
- Magic wands for Kids (Sara Steffey McQueen)
- Sidewalk chalk art all day
The event was hosted by Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington, Artists for Climate Awareness, Bloomington Watercolor Society, Portrait Group, Upland Plein Air, and Bloomington Parks & Recreation.