Plein air artists - OutdoorPainter.com

Time-Lapse: Five Artists, One Painting

See what happens when five plein air artists are given a few minutes each to complete a landscape painting — on stage, in front of a large, live audience!
Watercolor painting by Joseph Zbukvic - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Yarra Valley

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
Small paintings - Daniel Keys - OutdoorPainter.com

What You Can Learn With Small Plein Air Paintings

Why Daniel Keys creates small paintings on location and the important lessons he learns from the experience.
Telluride Plein Air Festival

16th Annual Telluride Plein Air Winners

Over $130,000 worth of paintings were sold during this recent plein air festival in Colorado. Discover the top-selling artists and get the recap here.
Landscape painting advice - OutdoorPainter.com

The Design Strategy Game and the OODA Loop

When painting, there is a necessity to be ready to re-synthesize new information as it presents itself in a rapidly changing design. With every brushstroke comes a decision about how it affects the overall work. John Hughes explains more in this guest blog post.
PleinAir Podcast - Paul Kratter

PleinAir Podcast 135: Paul Kratter on Painting for Beginners and More

This week Eric Rhoads interviews landscape artist Paul Kratter. They discuss close encounters with Edgar Payne paintings, art advice for the true beginner, and much more.
Plein air painting of abstract landscape and cloudy sunset sky by Canadian Artist Painter Melissa McKinnon

5 Tips To Add More Color and Creativity To Your Landscape Painting

Canadian artist Melissa McKinnon, known for her landscapes with bold colors and thick textures, shares how to push out of your comfort zone on your next plein air painting session.
Plein air paintings - Jim McVicker

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Ryan Paints Fishing Boats

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
Plein Air Festival

A Wider Interpretation of Plein Air

Discover how the six-day Wild Rivers Plein Air Festival combined the traditional with the experimental this year.
Painting landscapes

The Best Painting Locations in the World

In celebration of the places around the world that have inspired painters to set up their easels, we’re inviting YOU to vote for your favorite!
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