Plein air landscape painting - Paul Kratter - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Jackalberry Tree Sand River

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Jackalberry Tree Sand River” by Paul Kratter.
Painting from photo references - OutdoorPainter.com

How to Turn an Imperfect Photo Into a Fantastic Painting

Shelby Keefe shares her goals and processes for the painting “Urban Patchwork.”
Extreme plein air painting - Amanda Morettini - OutdoorPainter.com

Why I Paint Landscapes From the Side of Cliff

This 23-year-old painter has figured out how to take her easel up the side of cliffs and through the branches of giant redwoods to dizzying heights. Here’s why.
Painting outdoors - Carrie Curran

Painting Outdoors: Inspiration for Life

Moments while painting outdoors can become inspiration for a lifetime of beginning a practice of gratitude, appreciating the “little things” and seeing your palette as half full.
PleinAir Podcast - Daniel Sprick - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 163: Realist Painter Daniel Sprick on Art Techniques and More

In this episode Eric interviews master artist Daniel Sprick, who explains painting techniques such as linear perspective and more.
Plein air landscapes - Brenda Swenson - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Engine #7, Travel Town

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Engine #7, Travel Town” by Brenda Swenson.
Laguna Plein Air painting

LPAPA: 16th Annual Best of Plein Air Exhibition

This Laguna Plein Air Painters Association exhibition features original works of art created by​ Signature and Artist Members ​of LPAPA.
Painting together

The Ripple Effect of Painting Together

How Georgia Mansur began teaching workshops in Australia, helping to form a new community through the creative arts.
How to Get the Most out of Art Workshops - OutdoorPainter.com

13 Ways to Get the Most out of Any Painting Workshop

Take advantage of the art workshops you attend — don’t wind up returning home, only to paint the same way you always have in the past. John Hughes shares tips for your next workshop.
PleinAir Podcast Lyn Letsinger-Miller

PleinAir Podcast 162: Art Historian and Brown County Author Lyn Letsinger-Miller

In this episode Eric interviews art historian Lyn Letsinger-Miller, who is the author of “The Artists of Brown County.”
Plein air watercolor landscape painting

Preview the Upcoming PleinAir Magazine (April/May 2020)

Art Magazines > Enjoy a sneak peek of the next PleinAir Magazine (April/May 2020), showcasing artists making news in the plein air community today.
Plein air landscapes - Lynn Boggess - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: 19 July 2019

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “19 July 2019” by Lynn Boggess.
International plein air painting

Video: Painting the Wilderness of the UAE

Follow Dubai-based plein air artist Matt Ryder as he heads into the deserts and mountains of Fujairah, Dubai Creek, Wadi Shawkha, Mleiha, and many other beautiful locations.
Painting on Location - Great Wall of China - OutdoorPainter.com

Painting On Location: The Great Wall and the Painted Hall

UK artist Rob Pointon shares his experience of painting outdoors at the Great Wall of China, and on location at the Painted Hall in London.

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Garden of Life

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Garden of Life” by Jed Dorsey.
PleinAir Podcast - Debra Joy Groesser - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 161: Debra Joy Groesser on Life as an Artist and More

In this episode Eric interviews Nebraska artist Debra Joy Groesser, who is also President of the American Impressionist Society.
Art competitions - PleinAir Salon

PleinAir Salon December/January 2020 Winners Revealed

Diane Waterhouse, owner of Waterhouse Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.

What Inspires Me: Cheri Christensen

Cheri Christensen, who is a master at capturing striking backlight on everyday farm animals and more, on what inspires her to paint. Bonus: Includes video previews of Cheri painting!
Plein air painting

Your Plein Air Events Guide for March 2020

Looking for a local event for March 2020? Check out these listings of plein air events from the Northeast to the Southwest, and beyond!
Painting landscapes - Michael Chesley Johnson - OutdoorPainter.com

Making My Best Guess When Painting Landscapes

Plein air painter Michael Chesley Johnson explains his “best guess” process for painting landscapes, and how it inspires a variety of styles that span the centuries.
Artist Michael J. Lynch to Be Honored with PleinAir Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award

Artist Michael J. Lynch to Be Honored with PleinAir Magazine Lifetime Achievement Award

“I was extremely surprised and pleased upon learning that I had been selected..." Lynch said. "Considering the great number of artist friends and colleagues who are undoubtedly more deserving of this recognition than I am, I consider it a great honor and am deeply appreciative."
Inspiration for artists

What I’ve Learned About Art

Inspiration for Artists > 75-year-old artist Mike Hoyt shares how he was driven to begin oil painting 25 years ago, why he hasn’t stopped since, and what he has learned along the way.
PleinAir Podcast - Tom Hughes

PleinAir Podcast 160: Tom Hughes on the Importance of Camaraderie and More

In this episode Eric interviews Tom Hughes, winner of the 2019 Plein Air Salon. Hughes shares how his life has changed in the past year, and much more.
Landscape painting - Bill Cramer - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Point in Time

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Point in Time” by Bill Cramer.
Plein Air Convention & Expo

The Ultimate Plein Air 101 Guide for Artists

If you’re an artist, chances are you’ve already practiced plein air painting and maybe don’t even realize it! Some artists paint en plein air for years before realizing they’re part of the world’s largest art movement.
  1. PleinAir Podcast 166: Jay Abraham on Selling Art Through a Crisis