2017 Jason Sacran & John P Lasater IV Workshop Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017

4-Day Plein Air Workshop

with Jason Sacran & John P Lasater IV ~ ‘Finding Your Edge’

2017 Sacran & Lasater- Workshop Info

Dates: February 27, 28, March 1, & March 2
(Meet Jason Sacran and John P. Lasater IV at optional gathering the evening before: Feb 26, 2017.)

Cost: $700+ tax and processing fees.

Location:  Painting locations determined daily by Jason and John depending on topic and weather. All painting locations will be on West Maui from Lahaina to Kapalua.

Open to all artists – beginners to advanced

Please scroll down if you would like to register to attend the workshop.

Beckoning 3 by Jason Sacran

Beckoning 3 by Jason Sacran

Ridges Boats by John Lasater IV

Ridges Boats by John Lasater IV

Workshop Overview:

Jason Sacran and John Lasater, are teaming up to teach a focused plein air workshop. Tinged with good-natured fun, this workshop will teach you how to seriously take your work to the next level, kicking off with a lecture on “Finding Your Edge” in the national plein air movement.

While painting the beautiful motifs of Maui’s light, atmosphere, and textures, Jason and John will demonstrate focusing on the primary language of visual art: design. As you watch, you will witness two unique ways of application and interpretation, narrated by the artists with an invitation for discussion. You will be encouraged to see more perceptually and with less trepidation during your many opportunities to paint and engage in critiques.


  • New ways of tackling one of the toughest artistic subjects – landscape en plein air
  • Choosing where to paint – things to think about before settling on a spot to paint
  • Learn ways to conquer fear and boredom
  • How to paint larger canvases outdoors, and in multiple sessions
  • Adding nocturne painting to your repertoire
  • Familiarization with tools, oil paint, and application
  • Learning to call it quits at the right time

Known for their string of awards at national competitions, Jason and John excel at design, sophisticated color mixing, paint application, and edge-control. And now, with years of teaching under their belts, expect to be encouraged and challenged by their demonstrations and hands-on help.

Download the Supplies List for this Workshop here.

Visit Jason Sacran’s website.

Visit John P Lasater’s website.


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Event Organizers

Event Co-Sponsors:
Ronaldo Macedo, Artist & Co-Founder Islanders
Lois Reiswig, President, Maui ARTS League

Contact us by email:
Katherine Smith, MPAPI Event Coordinator

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Maui Arts League is excited to offer two plein air painting workshops in conjunction with the February, 2018 Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational. Both professional artists excel at ‘teaching.’  It is one thing to be a great artist, and yet another to be a superior instructor. Our workshop teachers are selected from the group of MPAPI professional ‘visiting artists’. Leon Holmes from Australia and Morgan Samuel Price from Florida will share their painting knowledge and techniques with  workshop attendees. You won’t want to miss out.

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