Let's go painting!

Updated: Mar 4, 2021

Do you want to paint a Hawaiian landscape but don’t know how? Do you like to doodle or draw? Let’s draw or paint together. We are in a pandemic and so masks and social distancing are expected.

I like to paint with pastels which look like sticks of intensely colored chalk. Pastels are fun because they don’t change color as you use them. The color you put on your paper stays that way. Pastels can be messy but they are wonderful to paint with. In the picture below I am painting a pastel at Honl's Beach on Aliʻi Drive in Kailua-Kona

I also like to paint with oil paints. Oils are fun because you get to mix your own colors. Just for the fun of it, you can paint using the three primary colors (red, yellow and blue) plus white. Of course you can use more than just the primary colors. In the photo below I was painting with oils at Honuʻapo at Whittington Beach Park in the Kaʻū district.

I like to paint in Kaʻū (weather permitting) on Tuesdays. If you would like to join me you can contact me through the Kaʻu Art Gallery and Gift Shop. Whatever your skill level is

in drawing or painting we can learn from each other. Let’s go painting!


Article and pictures provided by artist Jack Kinkelaar.

NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the start date to paint or draw with Jack will be postponed to a future date. If you are interested in learning to draw or paint with Jack and would like to be informed when you can do so, email us at kauartgallery@hawaiiantel.biz

To learn more about Jack and his work,

  1. Visit his website at https://jackkinkelaar.com/

  2. View his artist album at https://www.jackkinkelaar.kauartgallery.com/

  3. Meet his original paintings in-person at Kaʻu Art Gallery and Gift Shop

  4. Stop-by the 2nd annual Plein Aire exhibition in Hilo to see his first place winner "The Old Police Station Across from Naʻalehu Park" (see attached flyer for event details)

Jack Kinkelaar with oil painting in the 2021 Plein Arie exhibition
Jack Kinkelaarʻs oil painting wins first place at the 2021 Plein Aire exhibition. (image provided by Jack Kinkelaar)
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