Prolific artist Ken Karlic teamed up with Daniel Smith Watercolors to offer a comprehensive look into his creative process, a process he then applies to other media.
Surrounded by Hindu temples, river banks, old Indian homes, and narrow lanes, this watercolor artist was born to paint en plein air.
Vladislav Yeliseyev shares insights on painting two different landscape subjects, and the brushes he uses for them, in this artist profile from Plein Air Today.
On painting the landscape: "...when we do what we are meant to do, at this moment, our action can inspire and touch the lives of others." Joshua Cunningham takes us behind the scenes of his winning painting, "Abandoned at Sunset."
Nine years ago, California artist Bruce Katz was featured in a Plein Air Today series called “My Favorite Place to Paint.” Back then, it was the countryside outside of San Francisco. We followed up with him to see if - or how - his locale preference has changed.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Theodore Robinson here.
When you come from a relatively flat part of Russia, thrilling mountain vistas are both a joy and a challenge. Just ask Julia Lesnichy.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist James McNeill Whistler here.
"I think we don't have a better teacher than nature." Learn more about the inspiration and art of Juliya Zhukova.
Congratulations to Gavin Glakas, whose oil painting "Logan Street Sunset" won in a recent bi-monthly PleinAir Salon. In this spotlight, Glakas tells about how the Charleston-inspired painting came to be.
Plein Air Ambassadors get their paintings featured here! Help us welcome artist Susan Nicholas Gephart to the Ambassador team.
One plein air painting inspired several exceptional studio pieces by this California pastelist, a previous winner in the PleinAir Salon.
Nashville artist Dawn Whitelaw has been painting in oil for over 50 years. In this spotlight, be inspired with her advice and insights on painting.
Carla Bosch grew up in South Africa, where her eyes “were trained to find the beauty” around her. In these paintings, it shows.
Cheri Christensen, who is a master at capturing striking backlight on everyday farm animals and more, on what inspires her to paint. Bonus: Includes video previews of Cheri painting!
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about artist Frederic Edwin Church here.
TJ Cunningham shares his inspiration for painting “From Nortontown,” which was a winner in the bi-monthly PleinAir Salon (August/September 2018), in the Best Building category.
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.