Best Practice of the Month

 

Starting June 28, the annual event Katwijk En Plein Air will take place . Sixteen professional painters will work for a week in and around Katwijk in the open air. Some will stay near the DUNAatelier. At the end of the week the paintings will be shown and offered for sale.

 

The DUNAatelier is situated in a dune pan. Artists who want to paint the sea or the beach do not have to make a long search. Others will go into the villages (Katwijk consists of three villages : Katwijk, Rijnsburg and Valkenburg) where they can find nice places to paint .

 

This year mostly Dutch painters will work in a varied way. Three English painters and one from Germany will join him. Some concentrate on color , others search for line or beauty. Also their technique varies , from oil to acrylic to pencil , pastel and chalk .

 

The Exhibition “Katwijk En Plein Air, painting by the sea” starts July 6 and can be visited till September 29. The DUNAatelier will be open Tuesday till Sunday in the afternoon 14 till 17.