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Inspirational Cityscapes: Painting the Town

It wasn’t until the mid-17th century that the city came into its own as a worthy theme. Find inspiration with these six cityscape paintings.

Top 10 Reasons to Enter the PleinAir Salon

Need a reason to enter the PleinAir Salon at the end of this month? We’ll give you 10.
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13 Dramatic Paintings of Storms

These artists were driven to brave the elements to commit the scenes directly to their painting surfaces, make quick sketches or studies, or, as circumstances dictated for one, simply to burn the imagery into her memory to serve as inspiration as soon as she got to her easel.
Kathryn Mapes Turner, owner of Turner Fine Art, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.
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Fresh Off the Easel of Lori Putnam

See a landscape painting come to life step-by-step in this behind-the-scenes look into Lori Putnam’s recent painting, “Downtown Charlotte.”
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Night Shift: 6 Nocturne Paintings

These artists embrace the challenge of painting in the dark to reveal the poetry in mysterious moonlight.
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June/July 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Michele Marceau Ward of Principle Gallery has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.
The landscape paintings showcased here give us a glimpse of the magic that can be achieved.
Plein Air Salon paintings - OutdoorPainter.com

April/May 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

David Ethridge, Director, owner and curator, has revealed his selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly competition.

The Rural Life: Farming Landscape Paintings

From weather-worn outbuildings and rusty farm equipment to patchwork fields and white picket fence lines, the pastoral landscape offers much to inspire.
Indiana landscape paintings - OutdoorPainter.com

Hoosier Landscapes

Indiana’s rich history of landscape painters dates back to an earlier time when interstates and highways did not crisscross this verdant land.
Help us congratulate the winners of the 8th Annual PleinAir Salon! The Salon results were recently announced live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo. Who won?
Seascape Paintings - OutdoorPainter.com

7 Seascape Paintings to Inspire

In this web extra from Plein Air Magazine, seven contemporary artists put their unique spins on this timeless subject.
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February-March 2019 PleinAir Salon Winners Revealed

Elizabeth Harris, Director of InSight Gallery, has revealed her selections for the winners in the PleinAir Salon bi-monthly art competition.
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Plein Air Heritage: Artist Henry Ward Ranger

The American artist Henry Ward Ranger (1858-1916) studied in Europe, and when he returned to the United States in 1888, he began to exhibit with members of the National Academy of Design (NAD), the American Watercolor Society, and the Society of American Artists.
Immel’s paintings are inspired by the striking beauty of the Southwest, and her passion for the landscape is enhanced by her frequent explorations of both new and familiar places.

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