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As Krystal states, “Someone is waiting for what you will bring to the world. Why keep them waiting?” Find out what legacy she’d choose to leave with her art.
Expert artist Patricia Watwood, who is classically trained, shares a step-by-step demo of how to paint a figure en plein air.
Catherine Fasciato paints water wonderfully, particularly the ocean waves along the California coastline, where she lives. Her advice for painting convincing waves and seascapes is simple, but devilishly difficult.
For Jane Boyd, the key to simplifying her paintings was simply to put down the paintbrush.
In the late 1800's, plein air painting was still relatively new to the United States, but growing rapidly in popularity...
Lori Putnam, who is on the faculty of Plein Air Live, takes us into her process for painting a bright bouquet of backlit daffodils, and explains why one option for the color choices would have been a "contrived cop out."
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Cherries" by Beth Bathe.
In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews British artist James Willis on painting buildings and cityscapes, art history, and more.
Kathryn A. McMahon is not one of those plein air painters who are bothered by passersby. She puts them into her paintings, and chats with them. How?
This Maine artist is concerned with understanding and painting the total appearance of subjects rather than dashing off fleeting impressions. (Bonus: See the step-by-step process of two of his works.)
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Toward Gloucester" by Palden Hamilton.
A hundred years ago, coming to West Texas was the ultimate adventure ... Roughing it was not an abstract concept on these sketching trips.