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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Terri Ford, “California Gold,” 2018, pastel, 6 x 12 in., Available from artist, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: California Gold

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “California Gold” by Terri Ford.
Painting miniature landscapes - OutdoorPainter.com

Painting Mountains and More, in Miniature

Landscape painter Remington Robinson is originally from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, but moved to Boulder, Colorado, in 2004, driven by his desire to paint mountains.
Kim VanDerHoek, “Key Bridge Arches,” 2018, oil, 11 x 14 in., Private collection, Studio from plein air studies

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Key Bridge Arches

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Key Bridge Arches” by Kim VanDerHoek.
Painting landscapes - Mark Fehlman - OutdoorPainter.com

Plan for a Powerful Painting

Plein air painter Mark Fehlman shares his words of advice for those new to painting outdoors.
Sara Linda Poly, “Looking East,” 2018, oil, 12 x 12 in., Collection the artist, Plein air

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Looking East

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Looking East” by Sara Linda Poly.

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Between Two Boats

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Between Two Boats” by Ryan Jensen.
Plein air painting - Kathleen Kalinowski - OutdoorPainter.com

My Favorite Winter Painting Spot

Kathleen Kalinowski shares what it’s like to paint in the cold Michigan winter, and why it has its benefits.

Going to Extremes: Plein Air Painting in a Rail Yard

An artist shares how he followed his muse and made his way into a rail yard to paint a burned out and abandoned train car.
Pastel plein air paintings - Maria Marino - OutdoorPainter.com

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: Morning at Back Creek — Eastport

Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote. This week's feature is “Morning at Back Creek — Eastport” by Maria Marino.
How to paint landscapes - Bill Davidson - OutdoorPainter.com

Bill Davidson on Inspiration for the New Year

Words of advice and inspiration, and a bonus interview with Eric Rhoads and Bill Davidson, filmed live on Facebook!
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