Monday, 21 November 2011 10:44

Give the Gift of PleinAir Magazine

Share your love of outdoor painting and the magazine that connects members of the PleinAir community. Give a gift subscription to the expanded print and digital publication to your friends and family members, and encourage them to sign up for this free weekly e-newsletter so they stay well informed. We’re set up a special page on our website,, to make it easy for you to send gift subscriptions to all the artists and outdoor enthusiasts on your holiday shopping list. Starting in 2012, they will receive six issues, beginning with the February/March issue which will be the first one mailed in the new year.
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Friday, 14 October 2011 15:25

Achieving Precision Outdoors

Texas artist Steve Armes is a classical realist who frequently exhibits with with two other artists, Kirk Richards and Stephen Gjertson, who collectively call themselves The Triad. In the spring print edition of Plein Air, Armes demonstrated his techniques. Since many artists subscribed too late in the year to receive that issue, we decided to re-publish Armes’ demonstration and the studio painting based on that sketch.

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Wednesday, 28 September 2011 10:15

Transparent Watercolor Outdoors

If you want to know just how passionate plein air watercolorist can be, you should read the letters we received after failing to feature any watermedia artists in the most recent print edition of Plein Air (we did feature Raleigh Kinney in the digital edition). One artists who complained graciously but firmly was Californian Larry Cannon who showed us just how exciting transparent watercolor can be when used on location.

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