Tim Oliver, “Terlingua Trading Post Vista,” 2017, watercolor

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Terlingua Trading Post Vista

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Terlingua Trading Post Vista” by Tim Oliver.
Advice for Artists - Jed Dorsey - OutdoorPainter.com

Analyze Your Paintings Over Time

In this excerpt from “The Confident Artist,” Jed Dorsey shares the importance of looking back at how far you’ve come.
Holiday gifts for artists

Just for Fun! 2019 Gifts for Artists

If you celebrate the holidays by sharing and receiving gifts, you’ll appreciate this list of gifts for artists — from practical to just plain fun, the gifts range in price from $20 on up.
Inspiration for Plein Air Artists - OutdoorPainter.com

Artists, To Thine Own Self Be True

Landscape artist and nature-lover Tom Lockhart shares what he has learned from painting en plein air.
Peggy Immel, “Winter Field,” 2016, oil, 9 x 12 in., Private collection, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Winter Field

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Winter Field” by Peggy Immel.
Plein Air Salon sketches - OutdoorPainter.com

How Your Sketches Can Earn You Money

Does your sketchbook contain the winning work for the next bimonthly PleinAir Salon?
Watercolor painting - OutdoorPainter.com

Is That Watercolor?

Help us congratulate Angus McEwan, a recent winner of the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon, and enjoy this exclusive Q&A with the artist, who shares his biggest challenges, his advice for others, and the answer to a common question he hears about his watercolor paintings.
Lori Putnam, “Spring in Ukraine,” 2019, oil, 9 x 12 in., Collection the artist, Plein air study

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Spring in Ukraine

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Spring in Ukraine” by Lori Putnam.
Plein air painting - Miles Copeland castle

Painting at Miles Copeland’s Castle

A fortunate group of plein air painters recently enjoyed an excursion to paint in France at a castle co-owned by the man who once managed the bands Sting and The Police.
Plein air oil painting

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Aeolian Yacht Club, Alameda

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Aeolian Yacht Club, Alameda” by Hsin-Yao Tseng.
Artist Paints Live at Colts Football Game

Artist Paints Live at Colts Football Game

See how this Hoosier artist has combined painting on location with events that draw thousands, bringing art to the masses in unexpected places.
Painting in Yosemite - OutdoorPainter.com

Plein Air Painting in Yosemite: Joys and Challenges

Artists from the California Art Club share their experiences from — and advice for — painting in Yosemite.
Plein air watercolor

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Konriko Rice Mill

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Konriko Rice Mill” by Tim Oliver.
Lori Putnam, “Magic in West Glacier,” 2017, oil, 9 x 12 in., Collection the artist, Plein air study

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Magic in West Glacier

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Magic in West Glacier” by Lori Putnam.
Olena Babak, “Morning at St. Michaels,” 2017, oil, 14 x 18 in., Private collection, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Morning at St. Michaels

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Morning at St. Michaels” by Olena Babak.
Plein air landscape painting - Debra Latham - OutdoorPainter.com

Impressionist Realism in Landscapes

Debra Latham explains how to achieve an impressionistic look, and still retain that “touch of realism.”
Mitch Baird, “Boat Builders Entry,” 2018, oil, 11 x 14 in., Collection the artist, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Boat Builders Entry

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Boat Builders Entry” by Mitch Baird.

Watch: The Serenity of Painting Waves

Take a moment from your busy day to enjoy a tranquil moment with an artist painting waves in Southern California...
Peggy Immel, “Fireweed,” 2018, oil, 12 x 12 in., Private collection, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Fireweed

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting. This week's feature is “Fireweed” by Peggy Immel.
What’s To Become of the Plein Air Painting Movement?

What’s To Become of the Plein Air Painting Movement?

A movement like this continues only with an orchestrated effort, and I for one want to see my children’s children able to take part in it.
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