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  • Plein Air Artist Asher B. Durand Wrote Me a Letter...Sorta...Not Really

    Rocky Cliff by Asher B. Durand, oil on canvas, 1860. Based on an article by Allison Malafronte. As you all well know, I spend a lot of time writing. But I also spend a lot of time reading, and lately I have absolutely fallen in love with reading letters, journals, and diaries of artists. It is like truly...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Courtney Jordan on 29 Jul 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, Landscape Painting, How to Paint, Portrait Painting, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Pop Quiz: How Good Is Your Painting Memory?

    Squall Line by John Hulsey (30 x 40, oil painting). John Hulsey and Ann Trusty created their website, The Artist’s Road , to inspire their readers and students with practical art tips and plein air painting techniques for the traveling artist. John and Ann have been blogging for us at Artist Daily...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 17 Jul 2014
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, Artist Daily, sketching, Oil Painting, Drawing Basics, Landscape Drawing, Art
  • Twilight Painting en Plein Air--No Vampires, Please

    Painting during twilight often means the added complication of using artificial lights to illuminate your canvas. This blog has been adapted from an article written by Allison Malafronte. Plein air painting during twilight is exciting but challenging. The lighting conditions change so rapidly and the...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Courtney Jordan on 23 Jun 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Landscape Drawing
  • Prelude to a Kiss…Gotta Paint Lips First!

    In this large scale painting by Stephen Bennett ( Beach Baby , 2001, acrylic, 80 x 64), the faint lines and varied color on the lips are faithfully rendered. As an unrepentant smart mouth, I know how much value two lips have, in real life and especially in a portrait painting . The saying is that the...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 19 Jun 2014
    Filed under: plein air, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, still life, Oil Painting
  • What Could Be Better Than a Free eBook on Landscape Painting?

    Lost Mine Trail by Chris McHenry, 2006, 40 x 50. Collection the artist. My answer to that is nada! Zippo! Zilch! As the weather heats up from coast to coast, now is the time when artists turn their attention to the excitement of landscape painting. But I'll be honest with you. I'm still intimidated...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 12 Jun 2014
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, watercolor 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

    updated
    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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