Have you heard of the glazing technique, but aren’t sure when or why you’d apply it to your painting? In this guest blog post, Hebe Brooks, a NOAPS Master Artist, explains glazing for beginners.
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA) recently hosted “Town & Country – Where the Cities Meet the Pastures,” a juried art show. Discover the winning paintings here.
Plein air painter Mark Fehlman shares his words of advice for those new to painting outdoors.
In this episode Eric interviews Sam P. Israel, art attorney and managing partner of Sam P. Israel P.C. Eric and Sam discuss how to protect your rights as an artist, how to control how your work is used, and make sure that others aren't commercially exploiting your work.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Looking East” by Sara Linda Poly.
This exhibition of some 100 oil sketches made outdoors across Europe during that time includes several recently discovered works and explores issues such as attribution, chronology, and technique.
Particularly in plein air painting, where carrying a lot of paint tubes around and having a complex palette is often avoided, artists go for a split-primary palette, with a warm and cool for each primary color. So what is your warm blue?
Looking for a local event for February 2020? Check out these listings of upcoming plein air events!
In this episode, we welcome landscape oil painter Chuck Waldman, who was a family practitioner before he became a full-time artist.
Even if an Eric Bowman piece is done in the studio, it is utterly informed by his work outdoors.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Between Two Boats” by Ryan Jensen.
Kathleen Kalinowski shares what it’s like to paint in the cold Michigan winter, and why it has its benefits.
The key of a painting refers to its overall appearance in value or, more speciﬁcally, to the position of its foundation values on the value scale. John MacDonald explains.
An artist shares how he followed his muse and made his way into a rail yard to paint a burned out and abandoned train car.
Why isn’t your art selling? More importantly, how do you make it sell in 2020? Find out in this letter from Eric Rhoads.
In this week’s PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, listen to the second half of this fascinating interview with Tim Allen Lawson.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Morning at Back Creek — Eastport” by Maria Marino.
Like the idea of staying in a remote cabin for two weeks and painting in nature? Find out how you can apply for this 2020 Artist Residency.
Held in a “hidden gem” on the coast of Florida, this plein air festival raised over $8,000 last year. See what’s in store for 2020 in this announcement!
Christine Lashley gets a wide variety of responses — everything from rude negativity to nods from those in the know — when people discover that she paints with both traditional and water-mixable oils. Here are the benefits and the drawbacks as she has experienced them.
Master these elements to give your paintings a powerful sense of atmospheric depth.
New to painting en plein air? Get advice for painting outdoors with this excerpt from the new book “Plein Air Painting Tips and Tales.”
Words of advice and inspiration, and a bonus interview with Eric Rhoads and Bill Davidson, filmed live on Facebook!
This week, Eric Rhoads welcomes one of the most prominent plein air painters in America, Tim Allen Lawson.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot here.