Even if an Eric Bowman piece is done in the studio, it is utterly informed by his work outdoors.
While Christine grew up surrounded by the arts, her journey to becoming an artist wasn’t clear until later on in her life. Learn more in this interview, and be inspired.
Shelby Keefe shares her inspiration for painting the landscape in this recent interview.
“The environment stimulates your senses as you breathe the fresh air, taking in all the sights and sounds; a truly awe inspiring and humbling experience,” says the artist. “My paintings are my personal response to these surroundings…”
Enjoy an exclusive Q&A with plein air painter Mark Fehlman on his composition checklist, the most important tool artists have, and more.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Claude Lorrain here.
When he creates art, especially in the field, Ohio artist Chuck Marshall effectively separates himself from his daily routine and becomes more self-aware. That separation has always been an important benefit to plein air painting.
Timothy Horn explains how he stumbled upon a subject that keeps his landscape painting journey interesting and challenging.
British artist Matt Ryder takes us to the extreme terrain and tricky locations where he paints mountains that “sing with cadmium colors.”
Take a moment to go inside with us as we spotlight portrait painter Charles Miano for inspiration that appeals to all artists who are inspired by the natural world.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Theodore Robinson (1852-1896) here.
Is there a “special secret” to creating great paintings? Maybe — see how Jeremy Sams came to plein air, what his advice is for others, and more, in this exclusive Q&A.
Combining traditional and water-mixable oils, Lashley uses as little detail as possible — without compromising on her vision for a painting.
We caught Michael Holter recently as he was packing for his next painting trip: China. In this Q&A, he shares with us what a typical day is like for him, what advice he has for other artists, and more.
Eric M. Davis traveled over 11,350 miles in 17 months to complete the works featured in his book, “The California Pier Series.” Read an exclusive excerpt and view some of the watercolor paintings here.
Maybe it is the balance this artist has found in life that spills into the balance of color, design, and expression of life found in her paintings.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) here.
Enjoy an inspirational quote from landscape painter Thomas Kegler.
Artist Cindy Baron shares how and why she chooses which medium to use at plein air events.
The American artist Henry Ward Ranger (1858-1916) studied in Europe, and when he returned to the United States in 1888, he began to exhibit with members of the National Academy of Design (NAD), the American Watercolor Society, and the Society of American Artists.