Hsin-Yao Tseng combines Eastern brush techniques with a Western sensibility to create paintings that exude attitude and atmosphere.
How did you get started and develop your career? My earliest memories are of my family and including my father, a painter, and mother, a...
Imbuing her work with the lessons of art history, this Maine oil painter takes advantage of amassed techniques and skills to stay in the moment and express her feelings about a scene.
In this artist Q&A, Suzie Baker explains her process for painting on location, from "the big idea," to color, to how to assess a finished work.
How did you get started and then develop your career? Larry Cannon: I had one semester of watercolor during my architectural training but did not...
Loss of vision in one eye has taught this plein air painter that there's more to perception than seeing.
Kathleen Hudson (who is on the faculty of the Plein Air Convention) has been drawn to the landscape since childhood. Here, she explains her process of how to paint landscapes.
A Q&A with Bob Rohm on the process of landscape painting, including his use of a "mother color."
Today we're going on a tour with Jill Stefani Wagner, who takes us through a typical - and inspiring - day of being a professional artist.
Working quickly and directly, Joseph Zbukvic exploits all the qualities that make plein air painting with watercolor so unique.
There is something elemental and powerful about responding directly to nature. Ken Knight shares his approach to plein air painting.
What does it mean to be a woman in plein air? Brienne Brown shares her experiences in this article excerpt from Plein Air Magazine (April/May 2020)
Amery Bohling explains the importance (and joys) of working from life, composing a scene, creating scale, and more.
As a plein air painter, you are part of one of the largest art movements in history. Learn about one of the women who helped start this movement in some way, and be inspired to continue your own journey.
Master & Eminent Pastelist Nancie King Mertz finds that light and shadow are the elements that “take her breath.”
Artist Jennifer Riefenberg is constantly reaching beyond her own boundaries on the eternal road to improvement and understanding of art in all forms.
Welcome to our new "Day in the Life of ..." series for Plein Air Today, in which we feature one of today's master artists...
For Carol Strock Wasson, painting outdoors became a way of life, and she learned successful painting is no accident — its years of learning, painting, and connections with other artists.
On plein air watercolor > Baltimore painter and PleinAir Salon Grand Prize winner Stewart White tells us what he does in the winter to keep...
Barbara Coleman traces her fine art career back to a startling moment in Rome when she was ten and shares how she then developed her career.