Featured Artwork: Tim Oliver Boyhood Playground Watercolor Tim Oliver is a Landscape Architect and owner of a design/build landscape firm in Lubbock, Texas. He graduated with a...
Featured Artwork: Tina Bohlman Spring in the Valley #2 Watercolor 16 x 20 in. Dramatic light and shadow tells the story in this painting Tina Bohlman has used her...
Featured Artwork: Barbara Tapp Tenacity, Oakland Watercolor 10 x 14 in. Drawing and illustration is a fundamental foundation of my watercolor paintings and I love the transparency of...
Take in 45 interpretations of an iceberg in this roundup of paintings from the Plein Air Live Happy Hour Paint Along!
“The plein air painter does not have typical business hours and you will find them…capturing the first light at dawn, the fading glow of a sunset, or the illumination of a night scene," says Rosemary Swimm.
Nancy Klos on painting en plein air: "My hope in this restricted time is for all of us to realize the message of Mother Nature is an offer, a reflection, an opportunity to consider this particular story on a far grander scale."
From working with mediums to making studies from memories, Christine Lashley shares helpful advice on painting landscapes.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Low Tide Magic" by Mark Fehlman.
It took imagination and vast amounts of hard work, but organizers report that the 2020 Parrsboro International Plein Air Festival — PIPAF in Isolation — was a success.
Think you’ve got your plein air oil supply list nailed down? Think again. Landscape painter John Crump takes the myth out of some plein air oil painting conventional wisdom. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just getting started in plein air painting, you might be surprised by some of his hard-won findings.
When time is of the essence and access to supplies is limited, you must be prepared to make the most of what you have. Plein air watercolor painter Frank Costantino offers his best advice for how to handle just about any outdoor painting situation.
In this episode Eric interviews Sherrie McGraw, Jane Hunt, and Kathleen Hudson in an "Art-Life Balance" roundtable. Enjoy this exclusive segment from Plein Air Live.
Jean Stern has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon competition. Discover the winners and learn how to enter your best paintings and drawings today.
Bob Masla shares insights on why he chose to paint this specific tree: to "inspire strength, determination, and fortitude."
At Plein Air Live, we welcomed artists from all over the world and from a variety of artistic backgrounds. From painting demonstrations with live Q&As to mini Zoom rooms for getting to know each other better, the week was filled with educational moments and a feeling of community. Keep scrolling to see more from this historic event.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "For Sale by Owner" by Lyn Boyer.
"We had to find a way to continue the event is some way - for us, our supporters and the artists, who have been hit especially hard by closures and cancellations," said PenArt Executive Director Catherine Hoke.
Contemporary Impressionist painter Anne Blair Brown says she "connected with plein air painting on a whole new level." Learn how...
In this episode Eric interviews Jill Carver on the four principles of art that she'll discuss during Plein Air Live, and much more.
You can't help but learn and grow at Plein Air Live. Learn what it looks like, how it works, and how to sign up now so you don't miss another minute.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Loire Valley Pasture" by John Hughes.
Minnesota plein air painter Bob Upton takes the responsibility of being a plein air competition judge seriously. Here, he outlines his seven “C”s criteria for judging artwork.
Natasha Isenhour, President of the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, shares her advice on how artists can (and should) preserve your "Energy Bank."
This year, rather than watching artists work on the Sculpture Trail, videos on the museum's social media channels and website will showcase paintings in progress and interviews with the painters.
In this episode Eric Rhoads interviews artist, author, and teacher Kevin Macpherson on his upcoming demonstrations for Plein Air Live (which includes a live Q&A), and much more.