Because readers of PleinAir are so passionate about the magazine, they want to be more involved in helping us choose the cover image. We are delighted to have you vote for one of the three cover designs we are considering for the January 2013 issue.

“Silver Morning,” (detail) by Skip Whitcomb, 2011, pastel, 24 x 18 in. Private collection. Plein air.

We have posted three possible covers on our Facebook community page ( so you can click to “like” on the one you would most want to see used on the January issue. All three covers reproduce plein air paintings by artists who will be featured in the issue, and the caption for each design gives you the name of the artist and title of the painting. We will announce the final choice in the PleinAir Today e-newsletter and on this website (

“Mid Tide,” (detail) by John David Wissler, 2011, oil on panel, 12 x 18 in. Courtesy Lancaster Galleries, Lancaster, PA. Plein air.

You can also leave comments below about the reasons you prefer one cover over the others. We appreciate all votes and comments.


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