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Plein Air Painting to Help People Through Life’s Rough Spots

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– Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today – A struggling art studio and gallery in Asheville, North Carolina, is shining a light on a way plein air painting can help people recovering from addiction and other mental health issues, and its approach and underpinning will sound familiar to most plein …

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Simplicity and Depth

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– Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today – Brad Clark’s recent paintings of a vineyard near his California home have the bracing appeal of a print, with the addition of the subtle color modulation possible in an oil painting. What is his thinking in creating these pieces?

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Fresia’s Plein Air Manifesto

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– Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today – It takes a bold person to write a manifesto on art, considering, among other things, that there are as many opinions about art as there are artists. Jerry Fresia is that bold person. We think there are some truths worth hearing again …