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  • Don't Forget to Look Behind You

    When walking through a landscape looking for that magical spot that compels you to stop to sketch or put up your plein air easel, don't forget to look behind you (and not for muggers, but the view!). Stop regularly, turn around and consider the view in a direction other than what's been straight...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Marion Boddy-Evans on 25 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • The Long, Hot Summer

    The light of summer is a powerful and extreme thing. Getting effects of extreme darks and stark, searing lights is not something every painter can do. There's an acuteness of vision that must come into play to see the color that resides in the light as well. When I look at the work of pastel painting...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 24 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Drawing, plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Pastel, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • Value Division in Landscape Painting

    Landscape values are easier to understand when viewed as falling into four major divisions or zones. Reading values in landscapes is somewhat different from reading values in other subjects. All subjects have a light source, but the source in a landscape - the illuminated dome of the sky - is part of...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Mitchell Albala on 18 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, Landscape Painting, How to Paint
  • Plein Air Nocturnes: More Alive Than the Day

    "I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day." --Vincent Van Gogh Moonrise Road by John Hulsey, plein air painting. Plein air painting at night in bright moonlight is great fun and a wonderful learning experience for the outdoor painting artist. With nocturnes...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 13 Aug 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Landscape Drawing
  • Ah, Vacation.....Time for More Painting!

    I put aside my oil painting work to take up a sketchbook and watercolors to capture the sights and sounds around me during my trip . If you are a painter, you know that sometimes the best thing to do is get away from it all...and do more painting. I was very blessed this summer to take a wonderful vacation...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by Patricia Watwood on 4 Aug 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, plein air, Painting, Watercolor Painting, Oil Painting, Figure Painting, Art
  • "At The Lake"

    7.5"X7.5" - Pastel on 600 Grade UART Pastel Sanded Paper Professionally Framed Available at Hope Gallery in Bristol, RI © 2014
    Posted to Member Gallery by Tatiana Roulin on 28 Mar 2014
    Filed under: landscape, original, plein air, pastel, Tatiana Roulin, painingting, real life
  • Ghost Ranch abstract Plein-air colored pencel sketch

    Posted to Plein Air by eubie on 3 Feb 2014
  • Plein Air Event in Davis, Going for a 2nd time. Any California artists joining me?

    Hi For the second year I am packing up my family and heading to Davis to paint plein air for the Great California Paint Out. I was wondering if anyone else has done this event or was planning on going? It's September 21st and your work is exhibited that evening and eligible for prizes. Here's...
    Posted to Plein Air by KristiS@8 on 22 Aug 2013
  • Telluride Plein Air 2013: An Introduction to Mountain Paradise, Part 1

    I have returned from Colorado after participating in the Telluride Plein Air event. There were ups and downs but I am happy to say there were a lot more ups than downs. This post will be done travelogue-style, and there is a lot to cover, so without further ado, let's jump in. Prologue I decided...
    Posted to Plein Air by themainloop on 12 Jul 2013
  • Artimond 2011, Uccelli Theatro Pavana 2,

    Part two of a set. Helmond, the Netherlands: A yearly Artist Weekend, held in centre of town, with street-cabarets and artists from all over the world.
    Posted to Member Gallery by elisabeth46 on 28 Jan 2013
    Filed under: canvas, plein air, acrylic painting, Elisabeth46, street artists
  • 2012 Plein Air Events in Review

    Welcome to my 3rd Annual Plein Air Events In Review series for 2012! I enjoy writing about the events I participate in for the curious would-be competitive plein air painter. I did quite a few less events this year than I did in the last few years before. Although I did do a few new events this year...
    Posted to Plein Air by themainloop on 24 Oct 2012
  • A Conversation About Palettes

    Thomas Kitts has been blogging about color this week. You should read this article and the replies before going further here. Thomas writes: "It seems to me as a colorist/painter that there is a gap in the red-to-blue spectrum waiting to be filled. Sure, I could mix alizarin and ultramarine together...
    Posted to Plein Air by themainloop on 30 Jun 2012
  • "Blue Bel Air" - Plein Air - Oil on Canvas - 3hrs

    Last fall, I had missed out painting this beautiful Chevy Bel Air during a plain air event in Norfolk, the sun had gone too far by the time I had gotten back. Yesterday, I had a free day and made a bee line to paint it before the clouds moved in.
    Posted to Member Gallery by liquidmethod on 25 Feb 2011
    Filed under: oil, plein air, chevy, 9 X 12, Liquidmethod, Doug Clarke, Auto, Virginia Beach, Bel Air
  • hill street rain

    Posted to Member Gallery by Antonin2 on 31 Oct 2010
    Filed under: oil, impressionism, plein air
  • Mathon, Malvern Rape Seed Fields

    Mathon near Malvern Rape Seed Fields
    Posted to Member Gallery by antonybridge on 31 May 2010
    Filed under: plein air, malvern, pochade, antony bridge, mathon
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