Cynthia Rosen seems like she went from zero to 60mph in her painting in virtually no time. This perception is false -- even though she took more than a decade off to raise a family, she still kept her hand in painting in various ways, always growing. But nevertheless, her entrance onto the plein air scene has been striking, both for her adventurous style and for her advanced skill level. So what happened in her first plein air competition recently?
Just about every plein air painter has a story about visits from wild animals. But the staff at PleinAir magazine has heard some particularly interesting ones this summer, including one about what writers have called "the most dangerous game."
Some artists seek out Payne -- Edgar Payne, that is. This group found the landscapes that inspired him in the Sierras.
Aaron Schuerr painted in Morocco recently, for the second time in two years. He now thinks about art -- not just his, but art in general -- in a different way.