American Artist: Everything You Need to Know About Plein Air Painting

On the Cover:
Deb Painting Spring Creek (detail)
by Edward Martinez, 2006, oil, 22 x 14.
Collection the artist.

Jim Wilcox: Western Landscapes

Using Plein Air Sketches, Photographs,
Research, & Imagination to Create
Studio Paintings

Plein Air Past: From Europe to America

The History of the Plein Air Movement
by Allison Malafronte    

Plein Air Pioneers
by John A. Parks    

The Arrival of French Impressionism in America: California’s Golden Years
by Jean Stern    

Plein Air Present: American Artists & Their Regional Subject Matter

Lynn Gertenbach: California Landscapes & Seascapes

by Molly Siple    

Kevin Macpherson: A New Mexico Series
by Allison Malafronte    

Jim Wilcox: Western Landscapes
by Bob Bahr    

Calvin Liang: California Harbor Scenes
by Molly Siple    

Jacob Collins, Nicolas Hiltner, Edward Minoff, & Travis Schlaht: Hudson Valley Landscapes
by M. Stephen Doherty    

American Plein Air Painters Abroad: Educational Excursions

Gerald F. Brommer: Capture a Sense of Place With On-Site Travel Sketches
by Gerald F. Brommer        

Rob Liberace: Learning From the Masters in Ireland
by M. Stephen Doherty        

Ross Merrill: In the Steps of Winslow Homer
by M. Stephen Doherty        

Andy Evansen: Plein Air in China
by Andy Evansen        

Timeless Plein Air Approaches: Using On-Site Studies & Sketches for Studio Work

From the Site to the Studio With PAPA Members
by Bob Bahr        

Using Plein Air Sketches, Photographs, Research, & Imagination to Create Studio Paintings
by Steve Armes        

Take the Outdoors Into the Studio
by M. Stephen Doherty       


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About BrianRiley

Brian Riley is the managing editor for the American Artist family of titles (American Artist, Watercolor, Drawing & Workshop) and has been part of the AA team since 2003. He first became interested in art as a child, specifically drawing, but drifted away from the visual arts as he grew older, gravitating towards writing while in college. His position at AA has offered him the opportunity to reinvigorate his early passion and continue his education.