The October-November contest in the PleinAir Salon wraps up November 30 (get your entries in now!), and the judge for this contest, Joseph McGurl, explains what he'll be looking for in a submission.
Brian Brigham was not satisfied with the darks in his plein air pastels, so he took a novel approach: He worked on a black background. And he blocked in the darker areas with red.
Brazilian painter Marcelo Romani Borges de Araujo agreed to share with our readers some photos of a painting in its various stages, and a brief description of his process for each stage.
Imagine an industrious artist running around the last three Plein Air Conventions, jotting down bits of the wisdom heard from the stages and the outdoor setups, from the demonstrations and the after-hours assemblies. That's kind of what a new, free publication from PleinAir magazine is like.