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Don’t take it from us — hear it from one of plein air painting’s stars. The Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) is the place to be in April.
Enjoy an inspirational quote from landscape painter Amery Bohling.
In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
Enjoy photos from the 6th Annual Plein Air Festival at the Lighthouse ArtCenter Gallery and School of Art.
“All of us, beginners and experienced painters alike, can beneﬁt from a refresher course in the bedrock principles of value and color.” John MacDonald explains more in this overview
Ultimately, when you paint a landscape, you’re painting movement. The air moves, the light changes; it’s never static. Light and atmospheric forces act upon the components of the landscape to create a story, and it’s up to you as the artist to pick the story you want to tell...
Missing the annual Plein Air Convention is like missing the experience of a lifetime. San Francisco is going to be more incredible than ever. But if you’re allowing an excuse to keep you from coming ... keep reading.
Two of the organizers of Plein Air Easton discuss best practices for artists at festivals: entering, selling, and pricing your work; the worst thing that can happen at an event — and much more — in this PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads.
The unique challenge of painting clouds is that, unlike other landscape elements, they’re in constant motion. Learn how to choose the right moment for painting clouds en plein air.
Susan Kendall is both an outdoor painter and a car enthusiast. See how her passions crossed paths, resulting in 8 x 20-foot backdrops for a classic car show.
A note for new or inexperienced plein air painters only.
Plein Air Easton prides itself on being a competition where the possibility of winning the grand prize is available to any artist — no matter what your skill set or level of accomplishment in the art community. See who made the list in this announcement.
Achieving color harmony is certainly one of the keys to creating a successful painting. We need to infuse our paintings with harmonious color; however, our job becomes somewhat more complicated because...