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Paintings of skies - OutdoorPainter.com

Paintings of Skies From the #StayAtHome Period

We love paintings of skies! Here's a look at one some of your peers created during the recent #stayathome period.
Kathie Odom - PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 175: Kathie Odom on Painting Alla Prima and More

In this episode Eric interviews impressionist artist Kathie Odom about her past decade of painting outdoors, including her advice for beginning plein air painters.
Joe Gyurcsak, “Farm Livin’,” 2019, oil, 16 x 20 in., Private collection, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Farm Livin’

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Farm Livin'" by Joe Gyurcsak.

Featured Artwork

PleinAir Tip: Sketch Quickly

When painting outdoors, it is important that you capture this piece first.
PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition winner

On Painting “Logan Street Sunset”

Congratulations to Gavin Glakas, whose oil painting "Logan Street Sunset" won in a recent bi-monthly PleinAir Salon. In this spotlight, Glakas tells about how the Charleston-inspired painting came to be.
Art prompts - OutdoorPainter.com

9 “Backyard” Paintings Inspired By #StayAtHome Art Prompts

You'll love seeing these "backyard paintings" your peers created from our recent series of creative art prompts. Click through to be inspired and delighted.
Artists from around the country will paint Long Beach Island this summer. Get details on the annual event and apply to participate here.
PleinAir Podcast - Lyn Boyer - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 174: Lyn Boyer on Knowing ‘What’ To Paint

In this episode Eric interviews Lyn Boyer on how to make the most out of each plein air painting experience, and more.
Thomas Bucci, “Labor of Love,” 2019, watercolor, 11 x 15 in., Collection the artist, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Labor of Love

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Labor of Love" by Thomas Bucci.
Painting snow en plein air - OutdoorPainter.com

Valuable Tips for Painting a Snow Scene on Location

When it comes to painting snow scenes en plein air, you may experience some of the best sessions on warm, sunny days.
Have a look at the spring blooms and still lifes your plein air peers created while self-isolating, and be inspired.
PleinAir Podcast - Lori Putnam - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 173: Lori Putnam on Painting Loosely and More

In this episode Eric Rhoads interviews Contemporary American Impressionist Lori Putnam, who tells us about her plein air painting process, and much more.
Plein Air Prompt: Use a Limited Palette

Plein Air Prompt: Use a Limited Palette

Create a painting inspired by our creative art prompts, and your art could be featured in Plein Air Today!
Matt Ryder, “Jebal Akhdar,” 2018, oil, 18 x 24 in., Private collection, Studio from plein air studies

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Jebal Akhdar

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Jebal Akhdar" by Matt Ryder.
"When mixing colors for the landscape, artists need to be quick on their feet," says John Hughes. "Outdoors, where the light and shadows are in constant motion, it’s important to be able to mix a color intuitively."

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  1. PleinAir Podcast 175: Kathie Odom on Painting Alla Prima and More