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Jane Bell Meyer, owner of Illume Gallery of Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in this round of the Plein Air Salon.
Carolyn Lindsey finds that interpreting her vision sometimes goes well and she’s on cloud nine, and other times it’s a struggle, but there is always hope for the next painting!
If you’ve been dreaming of bringing a looser and more painterly feel to your work, this will be the most important message you read today.
In this interview with Eric Rhoads, colorist Camille Przewodek explains why she stresses the importance of color blocking for artists, which she compares to practicing scales for musicians.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Capertree Blues."
For Michele Byrne, her definition of success has changed over the years. “Today I’m seeking inner satisfaction. If a piece makes my heart sing, I know I’m one step closer to reaching my goals.”
Walking the remnants of an old wagon trail past ancient stands of pine, white oak, elm, hickory, sweetgum, maple, hornbeam, and red oak, this artist felt drawn into a reverie.
In 2019, Lewis Williams began painting his way from California to Maine - by bicycle. Here, he gives us an update on his journey, including the biggest bonus, which came unexpectedly.
The qualities of acrylic don't have to be a disadvantage en plein air. How?
Manon Sander fell head over heels in love with painting, especially plein air because it turns painting into an adventure. She realized that in order to grow as an artist, she had to dedicate herself to painting exclusively.
What makes a painting successful at the finish might just be what you do at the start. Check out these underpaintings and advice from Barbara Jaenicke, who is on the Pastel Live faculty!
Why one artist paints en plein air, despite the public aspect of it. Can you relate?
It’s hard for a lot of artists to “take the plunge” into full-time painting, let along taking up art in the first place. However, this story is about as extreme — and entertaining — as it gets.