Finding the Perfect View in Big Sur

- Bob Bahr reporting, Editor PleinAir Today - Laurel Sherrie saw a great view in a newspaper — an eminently paintable view — and she...

Staying Warm in Utah

Utah artist Tom Howard recently ventured off to the southwest corner of the Oquirrh Mountains near Salt Lake, where the temperature was only 2...

Supermoon Draws Out the Artists

Many parts of the country had a clear night for the supermoon that shone on November 14. Plein air painters responded. Hey, it’s another excuse to get together and paint nocturnes. Here are some reports from a few artists.
Paint the Way 'Cross the USA - by Bike

Biking to PACE?!

In conjunction with PACE 2022 (the Plein Air Convention & Expo), and the excitement of the convention returning as an IN PERSON event, I...

How Do You ‘#PaintItForward’?

Outdoor painting is so much more than a creative outlet—it’s a way to connect with nature, form lifelong relationships, and expose passers-by to an exciting cultural phenomenon. Discover how one ascending watercolorist is using his talents to give back to the community he captures in so many beautiful ways.