The winner of this year’s Plein Air Salon says he enters his paintings in art competitions for these two reasons.
From art marketing to philosophy, you’ll be inspired and will pick up some helpful advice in this interview between Eric Rhoads and artist Joe Paquet.
More than 130 artists gathered for this year’s “First Brush of Spring.” Enjoy a recap of the event here, and see who won Best in Show.
We wish to congratulate master artist David Leffel for earning a Lifetime Achievement Award. Watch a touching mini-documentary about his life and his path to becoming a legend.
Congratulations to watercolor master Alvaro Castagnet, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 7th Annual Plein Air Convention & Expo.
Artist and art industry veteran Terry Stanley explains that winning a competition hinges on doing one thing right at the onset: see what it is to increase your odds.
Listen to the latest PleinAir Art Podcast, in which Eric Rhoads interviews Frank LaLumia on painting outdoors with watercolor and oil, and “the three S’s of plein air.”
As you'll see in this Plein Air Convention recap, it turns out that hanging out with a thousand artists is every bit as much fun as you would think!
Innovations to paint boxes have made the job of the plein air painter more practical and enjoyable. Check out the set-ups of 11 artists with their easels and paintboxes, and learn which may be the right one for you.
Outdoor painter Greg Cartmell tells us about his first influences, including their memorable words of advice for painting.