On newsstands: Creating the illusion of distance; painting scenes of the East Coast fishing industry; Ralph Oberg, Keiko Tanabe, Kathleen Hudson, and more! (Read the June/July 2018 issue of PleinAir Magazine now online.)
On the cover: Jim Wodark, “Prairie Sundown” (detail), 2018, oil, 24 x 48 in., Studio, Collection of the artist
PleinAir Magazine June/July 2018
Publisher’s Letter: An Idea to Impact the World With Painting
Editor’s Note: Passionately Curious
Annual PleinAir Salon: Winners Announced
Plein Air Portfolio: Cars and Trucks
Ralph Oberg, Building on Plein Air: With a start in wildlife painting and more than a decade in plein air, Oberg has carried his skills and experience into the studio.
By Bob Bahr
Lyn Asselta, An Endless Fascination: Working directly from nature on small studies keeps Asselta connected to the landscape that inspires all she does.
By Robert K. Carsten
Andrew Borg, Driven to Abstraction: Inspired by the natural beauty of Malta, Borg starts with a view of reality, then disappears into a world of his own making.
By Bob Bahr
Kathleen Hudson, Presence of Place: For Hudson, the landscape provides more than painting fodder; it suggests a link to the past.
By John A. Parks
Keiko Tanabe, A World View: Traveling and working almost exclusively outdoors, this watercolor artist has honed her observational and decision-making skills.
By Kelly Kane
Patrick Saunders, Taking to the Road: Three years ago, Saunders packed his life into an Airstream and embarked on the ultimate plein air painting adventure.
By Stefanie Laufersweiler
Kirk McBride, What Remains: Focusing on subjects close to his heart and his home, this artist has been painting scenes of the East Coast fishing industry before it disappears completely.
By Kirk McBride
The Elements: Creating the illusion of distance, light, and atmosphere in beachscapes.
By Mike Barr
Plein Air Heritage
Plein Air Events
Plein Air Journeys
Postcards From the Road
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