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From nosy animals to nude beaches, and everything in between, we’re sure you’ll love this roundup of some of the year’s funniest plein air moments!
Truth: Understanding how geology controls the appearance of rock and learning how to accurately capture rock features will add depth and realism to your landscape paintings.
The holidays are right around the corner, and so it’s time to start planning your gift lists (for giving and receiving, maybe?), and we wanted to take this as an opportunity to give as well! See what we mean in this big announcement!
This week’s podcast guest is landscape painter Richard McKinley, who shares why it becomes more difficult to paint over time; his advice for painting as a professional artist; and much more.
In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue. This week's feature is "Trout Pool" by Christine Lashley.
To study the art of painting nocturnes, Jake Gaedtke began venturing into the mountains at 2:00 a.m. There, he began a personal series of lessons in painting, in fears of the unknown, and in close calls with nature. Read about his apprehensions and challenges in this guest blog post, and see if it inspires you to paint outdoors at night!
In this week’s podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews oil painter Jim McVicker, who “was hooked immediately” on art when he first used acrylics to copy paintings from a book. He shares how to get the most out of the plein air experience, and much more!
In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
Applying to and participating in your first juried plein air event can be an overwhelming experience, but the rewards both professionally and personally are undeniable.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) celebrated the beauty of nature with its annual “Art & Nature” juried art exhibit of paintings that capture nature and the natural landscapes. Who won?
By Benny Sanders, who also explains how he convinced his ex-girlfriend’s boyfriend to remove cactus needles from his ...
Listen as Cindy Baron shares her advice for artists and how she used the money from her art sales to invest back into her passion for painting, how she figured out ways to spend less by learning skills such as how to frame her own art, and more.