Explores contemporary landscape through the practice of plein air painting. Observational plein air painting will provides the foundation for the class. Instruction includes technical instruction in materials and technique as well as conceptual material. Student may work with oils, alkyds, or acrylic on panels, paper, or canvas. Prerequisite(s): Art 20E, 20J, 24, 24A, 24B, 130, 133, 138, or 139; and two of any non-painting lower-division studios (Art 15-40 or CMPS 25, or CMPM 25). Enrollment restricted to art majors. May be repeated for credit.