Get your materials together now to meet an April 1 deadline for the Black Range Artists Plein Air Competition in New Mexico.
We've all been there. A storm is coming, or at least some potentially ruinous rain. But the dramatic weather that's approaching is creating a great scene.
The Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association seems to be bucking some trends currently popular in plein air groups, and the underlying cause is a dedication to fostering the development of all of its members, regardless of their skill level. How are they doing this?
Those wishing to paint the spring blooms in some of Charlotte, North Carolina's finest private gardens will need to get their applications ready in the next week. Here's the lowdown.
Although the snowy egret in this photo seems to be casting a critical eye on Neil Walling's painting, closer inspection implies the water bird was instead casing the depicted scene as a nice place to live.
"This river was here before the city was." Los Angeles arts activist Spike Dolomite reminds us of this fact before embarking on an excited rundown of all the arts and restoration work being done on the Los Angeles River, a waterway that had been reduced to an oversized concrete viaduct in several stretches. Will the ambitious plans work?
Only 100 artists will be accepted, and the deadline is coming up fast for this event, which is held near Harrisburg.
Artists interested in spending one to three weeks painting in the Whiskeytown National Recreation Area near Redding, California, as part of the National Park Service's Artist-in-Residence program need to ready their applications.
Patrick John Mills is quite accustomed to the elements. He paints outside in Ottawa, Canada, all the time. But sometimes he has to search for his painting.
What's on your wall? Try to name an artist who doesn't have original art in his or her home. It's nearly impossible. But the reasons artists collect and the ways they collect vary.
When you are a painter, it's a good life. And the best way to celebrate one's birthday is a no-brainer. Here's how Richard Gallego did it.
Those thinking about entering the PleinAir Salon's December-January contest -- and thus getting a chance to win the $15,000 top award -- might want to know a little bit about the contest's judge, a man who first made a name as arguably the foremost graphic artist of the Southern California surf culture, and now paints plein air streetscapes that knock the socks off of collectors.
It's a bit dangerous to ask C.W. Mundy what he will be doing at the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) in April, in Monterey, California. It's dicey to ask him what he'll be doing in February, for that matter. Mundy takes a new tack in his art in unpredictable plunges, depending on what he sees or imagines.
A group of painter friends decided to paint the snowy landscape at night together. What did they learn?
R. Gregory Summers knew this painting experience was going to be quite different. But suddenly there were people falling down all around his feet, Native Americans were running through the woods behind him, and mock gunfire was ringing in his ears.
Think warm thoughts…and book tickets now for upcoming plein air events in California and Florida. Doesn't that sound nice?
John A. Daniels snapped this photograph showing the love of plein air painting being passed down through generations of the Ohio Plein Air Society.