Is it possible to participate in two distant plein air events in the same week? This ambitious artist pushes the limits to find out. Bonus: Includes a list of tips for your next plein air event!
Learn how one artist ably juggles the use of monochrome and vibrant color to offer a new take on this poetic style.
In this video interview with Eric Rhoads, watch as Jane McGraw-Teubner demonstrates a pastel landscape painting using analogous colors.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Last Light Pines (Big Sky)."
The Right Angle By Manon Sander Oil and cold wax on linen panel 12 x 12 in. $900 Available through the artist Life led this artist from Berlin, Germany, to...
Restless Skies Varnished Watercolor on Panel 12 x 16 in. Studio $1,400 Available through The Illume Gallery of Fine Art Impressions in Watercolor Bringing the Everyday to Life Brienne Brown has been...
Happy People in the Evening Light 24 x 30 in. Oil on canvas Available through the artist I Watched Them Dancing in the Evening Light Ryan Jensen: “I could...
If you're curious about how watermixable oils work and why you'd use them to begin with, you don't want to miss this!
Summer is in full swing, and so are these in-person and virtual plein air painting opportunities.
Guest Post: It's time to pass on the benefits of art to the youth that may need it the most.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Big Sky Morning View."
Wouldn't it be nice to spend a week simply painting in the outdoors, making new friends, and relaxing to evening music? You can. Here's how.
"It has been an exhausting and convoluted journey finding art materials that I am not allergic to."
Marlene Steele shares how she used pastel to paint a series of paintings that documented the renovation of Cincinnati's historic Union Terminal.
In this interview with Eric Rhoads, Tim Oliver shares a practice that keeps him passionate about painting. Could it work for you?
When it comes to designing landscape paintings, artists usually have their own approach to making their paintings work, but there are certain common threads worth noting.
Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is "Self-Portrait in the Sun."
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.
Starting with a solid framework in pencil gives this Texas artist the freedom to face outdoor scenes more spontaneously in watercolor.
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.”
Stephen Quiller is a legendary artist known for teaching color and color theory. In this interview, he discusses painting with casein and more with Eric Rhoads.