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Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads - Don Demers

Plein Air Podcast 239: Don Demers on Layering the Landscape and More

This is episode number 239 with the incredible plein air and landscape master Don Demers.
Actress Jane Seymour

Celebrity Coming to PACE in 2023

A film and television actress is coming to the Plein Air Convention & Expo this year. Who is it? Find out here ...
Landscape painting by Matt Ryder

A Moment of Art Inspiration: Wadi Giants

"This is the start of the hike through Wadi Naqab in Ras Al Khaimah. These giant walls greet everyone passing through and give you a ...
Artist Carrie Pill - Painting outdoors

How One Artist is Combining Painting and … Skiing?

Artist Carrie Pill paints and skis Vermont’s 20 alpine ski areas this season ...

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Artist Carrie Pill - Painting outdoors

How One Artist is Combining Painting and … Skiing?

Artist Carrie Pill paints and skis Vermont’s 20 alpine ski areas this season ...
Watercolor Live - Joyce Hicks

Landscape Highlights from Watercolor Live 2023

See a recap of landscape painting demonstrations from the 3rd Annual Watercolor Live, where some of today’s best artists shared their secrets, and explained their materials, methods, and more.
From the Desert Plein Air Association event at Shields Date Garden, December 2022

Your February 2023 Plein Air Events and Deadlines

Take advantage of these in-person and virtual plein air painting opportunities from our special guide!
Plein Air Podcast

Plein Air Podcast 238: Artists in Paris

If you've ever wondered about the plein air lifestyle, today is the day you need to listen. This is episode number 238 with plein air painters ...
painting retreat

Everyone Who Paints is Welcome

An Invitation from Eric Rhoads
John D Cogan, “Morning Virga,” 2017, acrylic, 16 x 20 in., Private collection, Plein air and studio

Get What You Came For

"When working in plein air, start with your most important elements," says John D. Cogan.
Plein air watercolor artist Stewart White has a background in illustration and design, which shows in his paintings and his teachings. The following is his Q&A on the benefits of travel for artists, the use of edges in a painting, and thoughts on planning a plein air piece.
Rebecca Arguello, "Carpenteria Bluffs 2," 2020, oil, 12 x 16 in., Available from artist, Plein air and studio

Today’s Inspiration: Expressive Realism

Contemporary plein air and studio painter Rebecca Arguello shares her inspiration, her biggest aha moment, and the art advice she wished she had heard earlier in her career. 
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads and Clyde Aspevig

Plein Air Podcast 237: Clyde Aspevig on Art, Conservation, and More

This is episode number 237 with the artist many believe is the best landscape artist on Earth. This is a big deal to have him on the podcast today. Today you're going to meet the great Clyde Aspevig.
artist posing with his most recent painting propped on an easel

Artist Spotlight: Qiang Huang

What is the most interesting thing you have painted and why? Qiang Huang: Waterlily is the most interesting thing I have ever painted. It offers...
Whether playing the lead or a supporting role in your paintings, understanding the nature of the sky and learning to paint it in all its manifestations is an important skill for any landscape painter.

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  1. Plein Air Podcast 239: Don Demers on Layering the Landscape and More