Published bi-monthly, PleinAir® magazine is focused on landscape paintings by historical and contemporary artists, art collections, events, and the process of creating plein air paintings. Beautifully designed with rich reproductions on high-quality paper, PleinAir features the top artists and artworks from around the world.
PleinAir Magazine, December ’23 / January ’24
ON THE COVER: Vladislav Yeliseyev, “Paris Cafe,” 2020, watercolor, 14 x 21 in., private collection, plein air
- Plein Air Heritage
- Publisher’s Letter: At the Speed of Light
- Editor’s Note: It’s Personal
- PleinAir Salon
- Plein Air Events
- Postcards From the Road
- The 2024 Ultimate Guide to Painting Events & Organizations
- PLEIN AIR COLLECTOR
Living With Art: Sometimes it’s love at first sight; other times it’s a slow burn. This art collector describes the qualities that drew him to a favorite painting, what sealed the deal, and his process for finding the right spot for it at home.
By David Masello
- PLEIN AIR PORTFOLIO
- MARGARET LARLHAM
A Play of Drama and Color Creation: This theater veteran digs deeply into subject matter, making multiple versions of a scene with varying degrees of abstraction, all while taking full advantage of pastel’s vibrancy.
By Bob Bahr
- MICHELLE JUNG
The Artist’s Discovery of Self in Subject: From plein air landscapes and seascapes to large-scale florals, the through-line of this artist’s work emanates from her love of nature.
By Jenn Rein
- MORGAN SAMUEL PRICE
How Figures Fit Into Plein Air: The people in this Florida artist’s paintings bring vitality and charm, but they also create visual opportunities and compositional solutions.
By Stefanie Laufersweiler
- LOREN EAKINS
Where Science Meets Art: This Colorado biologist and painter uses the observational skills of both fields to paint the truth in the landscape.
By Bob Bahr
- SPECIAL FEATURE
The Gift of Art: Seasonal small-works sales provide the perfect opportunity for collectors to pick up a painting from a first-class artist at a great price. Aimee Erickson and Jed Dorsey share the appeal of these works and the reasons the sales are a win-win for all.
By Kelly Kane
- THE ELEMENTS
Mix Up Your Primaries: This watercolor artist identified one mistake his students were making over and over again — using the wrong colors when mixing grays. He says the solution comes down to selecting the right primaries for the job.
By Vladislav Yeliseyev
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