Edwin C. Bertolet has painted this area countless times. How did he freshen up a familiar scene at the baylands in the San Francisco area?
Early Influences: Clyde SteadmanView Article
Jim McVicker, the California painter who took the $15,000 Grand Prize last year in the PleinAir Salon, feels your pain. He entered his winning piece several times before the painting earned the accolades. His advice is to enter again.
Why This Works: Neutral Tones Aid Greens, Reds Offer ComplementView Article
PleinAir magazine has just put together a painting trip to Cuba in February. The group who will accompany publisher Eric Rhoads is filling up fast.
Parting Shot: Painting Into the Sun, Part IIView Article
Kathryn McMahon is proud of her plein air award won at the Women Artists of the West National Exhibition. It would be a mistake to underestimate the accomplishment. In a sense, such a mistake would be emblematic.
Bonnie Richardson knew she couldn’t paint with watercolors underwater when she was snorkeling or scuba diving, but she dearly wanted to. Oils were not her thing. So she developed a solution….
Why This Works: Correct Values in CloudsView Article
Last June, Jane Bell Meyer, the owner of Illume Gallery of Fine Art in Salt Lake City; Authentique Gallery in Saint George, Utah; and the Mission Gallery, also in St. George, orchestrated the filming and posting of 100 artists producing 300 plein air pieces in an event dubbed Where in …