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Lynn Gertenbach painting during the Plein Air Convention

In Memoriam: Lynn Gertenbach

We are saddened to announce that impressionist painter Lynn Gertenbach has passed away. "Lynn was a ball of fire," said ...
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads - Kami Mendlik

Plein Air Podcast 229: Kami Mendlik on Painting, Teaching, and More

In this episode, Eric Rhoads interviews Minnesota superstar Kami Mendlik. Listen as they discuss the importance of working from life samples; explanations of the value scale and how it works; and so much more.
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads and Ned Mueller

Plein Air Podcast 221: Ned Mueller on the Plein Air Movement and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Ned Mueller on today's plein air movement, his advice for beginners, and the first time he painted outdoors (Spoiler: "It was a disaster."). At 81, Ned reminds us that "you never stop learning."
Mike Hernandez, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads

PleinAir Podcast 208: Mike Hernandez on Channeling Fear and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews plein air painter and former production designer for DreamWorks Animation Mike Hernandez. Mike shares how he learned to channel his fear into creative energy and the related near-death experience that left him thinking, "What am I doing? I wanted to be an artist." This story will have your palms sweating.
PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads - Mark Sublette

PleinAir Podcast 202: From the Art Dealer Diaries, Part 2

In this second half of Eric's interview on the Art Dealer Diaries Podcast with Mark Sublette, Eric shares his interesting path to publishing and how Plein Air grew into a convention, Salon, and more. Listen and be inspired as he talks about the importance of doing what you love.
PleinAir Podcast - Dan Hill - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 171: Dr. Dan Hill on Eye Tracking in Art

In this episode Eric interviews Dr. Dan Hill, facial decoder and author of "First Blush: People's Intuitive Reactions to Famous Art." In this podcast, discover how you can use the knowledge of eye tracking to get the strongest effects in your next painting, and more.
Mary Garrish on the PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 168: Mary Garrish on Cold Wax Medium and More

In this episode Eric interviews Mary Garrish on painting outdoors, using cold wax, and much more.
Plein Air Magazine

Plein Air Events: Updates

As upcoming plein air events are rescheduled in the interest of public health, we'll keep you updated so you can plan accordingly.
plein air landscape painting Carla Bosch - Back Bay

Q&A With Plein Air Painter Carla Bosch

Carla Bosch grew up in South Africa, where her eyes “were trained to find the beauty” around her. In these paintings, it shows.
PleinAir Podcast - Lois Griffel - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 164: Lois Griffel on Impressionism and More

In this episode Eric interviews portrait and landscape painter Lois Griffel, who talks about discipline versus talent, and much more.
PleinAir Podcast - Daniel Sprick - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 163: Realist Painter Daniel Sprick on Art Techniques and More

In this episode Eric interviews master artist Daniel Sprick, who explains painting techniques such as linear perspective and more.
PleinAir Podcast - Jay Moore - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 158: Jay Moore on Landscape Painting Techniques and More

In this episode Eric interviews Jay Moore, who had a serious near-death experience while painting outdoors.
Plein air painting - Miles Copeland castle

Painting at Miles Copeland’s Castle

A fortunate group of plein air painters recently enjoyed an excursion to paint in France at a castle co-owned by the man who once managed the bands Sting and The Police.

Watch: The Serenity of Painting Waves

Take a moment from your busy day to enjoy a tranquil moment with an artist painting waves in Southern California...
Debra Huse plein air painting on a boat

Plein Air Painting — On a Boat!

Watch a video clip of Debra Huse painting while on a boat and using a custom “rod-pochade.”
Plein air for beginners - OutdoorPainter.com

Plein Air Painting for Dummies

If you’re new to painting outdoors (or know someone who is), take advice from these 11 artists, including the most obvious but overlooked things you should know, and what “plein errors” to avoid.

Pioneering Painter Celebrated in Sacramento

California artist E. Charlton Fortune (1885-1969) came of age during a time when women began to redefine their roles in society, pushing the boundaries of what was expected of them and challenging the status quo. An exhibition of her work, titled “E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit,” will be on view at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA from January 28-April 22, 2018. You need to know about her!

If You Open It, Paintings Will Come

That’s what gallery owner Ralph Papa and Shawn Escott are experiencing in Boca Raton, Florida, as their newly opened gallery features works by many of the nation’s top outdoor painters.

How Do You ‘#PaintItForward’?

Outdoor painting is so much more than a creative outlet—it’s a way to connect with nature, form lifelong relationships, and expose passers-by to an exciting cultural phenomenon. Discover how one ascending watercolorist is using his talents to give back to the community he captures in so many beautiful ways.

Summer Days at Door

The weather was perfect, the crowds were thick, and the paintings were — well, you’ll just have to see for yourself. This may have been the best Door County Plein Air Festival ever — and I missed it! Not to worry if you did too, because the hot-off-the-press results are right here.