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From the Latest Issue of PleinAir Magazine
Innovations to paint boxes have made the job of the plein air painter more practical and enjoyable.
Outdoor painter Greg Cartmell tells us about his first influences, including their memorable words of advice for painting.
The most important things we learn aren’t just technical tips, Michele de Bragança tells us, but rather, life lessons.
New Zealand artist John Crump shares his journey as a professional artist in the latest PleinAir Art Podcast with Eric Rhoads.
Learn about a plein air painting event near the northeast coast of Florida, including a “Quick Draw” and more.
See how Laurel Daniel is accomplishing a commission for three large-scale paintings — a logistical feat, from building the canvas itself to executing the art.
A painter/animator for the Academy Award-nominated movie, “Loving Vincent,” shares what she learned from Van Gogh during this process, including the importance to “study and learn, then go beyond.”
Take a closer look at a nineteenth-century oil painting in this sneak peek at the new issue of Plein Air Magazine.
As you read this, I’m packing up and preparing to meet several hundred artists in Santa Fe on Monday, when the 7th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo will begin, and I am so excited about it, for several reasons. See why, and score some advice from previous attendees!
“From Study to Studio” highlights the beginning to end process that artists use to create their art — from original concept to final completion.
The latest PleinAir Art Podcast with Eric Rhoads features award-winning artist Jennifer McChristian, whose passion for being outdoors naturally led her outside of her studio walls.
In this preview of “Urban Pastel Paintings,” Nancie King Mertz shows us how she approaches cityscapes. See why she says you can use the same approach with both oil and pastel paintings (and why she has become a devotee of pastel).
See how this outdoor painter considered her options for capturing a “Joyful Day” on paper at Acadia National Park.
Congratulations to the February/March 2018 winners of the Plein Air Salon art competition! Be inspired with the following gallery of nine of the winning works, and learn how to enter your best art to win cash and publicity.