Eric Rhoads, Plein Air magazine

How Getting Bullied Gave Me a Place to Belong

Publisher Eric Rhoads shares his inspirational path to art, some of the challenges he overcame, and how you can find where you belong.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Blackwater Refuge

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

Carl Bretzke: Top 10 Reasons to Attend PACE

Don’t take it from us — hear it from one of plein air painting’s stars. The Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) is the place to be in April.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Gull Cove

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Early Spring, Union, Maine

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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The Fastest Possible Way to Become a Plein Air Painter

A note for new or inexperienced plein air painters only.
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Plein Air Easton Juror and Artists Announced

Plein Air Easton prides itself on being a competition where the possibility of winning the grand prize is available to any artist — no matter what your skill set or level of accomplishment in the art community. See who made the list in this announcement.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Dream Lake

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

Get “Past the Nerves” at a Plein Air Event

If you’ve ever felt nervous when settling into a plein air event, you’ll appreciate this story of how “Corner at the Plaza” came to be.
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A Teaching Moment

Susan Nicholas Gephart creates an atmosphere of "No fear, no failure.” Watch a brief video for new inspiration.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Essex Midday

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: The Cotton Gin

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Out to Dry

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

Related Women, Related Paintings: Sisters, Friends, and Commissioned Landscapes

Susan Nicholas Gephart shares the compelling story about how a set of sisters commissioned her to paint meaningful landscapes.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Stroll Along Discovery Lake

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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Plein Air Heritage: Edward Dufner (1872-1957)

The year 1910 marked a dramatic shift in Edward Dufner’s style of painting. It was then that he adopted an impressionist manner and began producing vibrantly painted pastoral scenes both outdoors and in his studio.
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Plein Air: Making a Commitment

Discover what’s inside the newest issue of Plein Air magazine, including inspiration from Thomas Kitts, in this sneak preview.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: A Soft Light

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting from the current issue.
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To Catch A Sunset: The Road to Mastery

“My initial goal of practicing color studies quickly grew into the more ambitious goal of ‘capturing the sunset sky’ from life.” Martin Dimitrov shares his inspiring experience of painting a sunset en plein air.
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Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Golden Marsh

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