Follow along and see how Nancy Macdonald begins with a pen-and-ink sketch and color study to create a plein air painting of two figures in the Ecuador landscape.
Plein air painter John Hughes shares a simple way of getting the right colors when painting a landscape.
The following is part of a series featuring a leader in the art community who will be joining us on the faculty of Watercolor Live ...
A step-by-step demonstration of how Jessica L. Bryant turns a plein air painting into a studio piece.
Learn about the three basic surfaces of watercolor paper, and why you might choose one over the others.
This list has it all: gorgeous frames, beautiful paints, and a special section of gifts under $50!
The following is part of a series that features the best artists who are teaching others how to paint through online workshops at ...
Have a moment? Learn the two types of shadows you should be aware of when painting ...
For this New Mexico painter, pastel is the ideal vehicle for capturing the oft-hidden details of the desert.
A landscape painting demonstration from John Potoschnik, author of Unlimited Color with a Limited Palette.
Negative Painting means that you paint around the areas you want to preserve; Think of it like carving stone, chipping away until only the most precious elements remain.
Thoughts on what you should practice while plein air painting; a new guest blog post by John Hughes.
Catch an episode of Art School Live with Eric Rhoads, featuring Shanna Kunz, who explains her "search and destroy" method of improving a painting.
See how Michele Usebelli paints a winter barn scene in three steps in this mini-less from Plein Air Today and PleinAir Magazine.
In case you missed it > An episode of Art School Live with Eric Rhoads, who interviews Charlie Easton on the benefits of painting with acrylic. Includes a painting demonstration!
Enjoy a recap of the 3rd Annual Pastel Live, an unforgettable event for artists of all levels of painting with pastels.
Using a plein air setup on a photography tripod, Clare Bowen gave an oil demonstration at Plein Air Live 2023 while ...
What makes a painting boring versus dynamic? John Hughes shares his list of things to help you understand the underlying principles behind the pesky rules.
Learn to decipher the codes, names, and symbols printed on your tubes of paint, and discover what they mean for you and what you’re trying to achieve in your work.
Learn how to determine the center of interest when painting landscapes by studying these three examples showing the Rule of Thirds.