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  • Landscape Lessons from the Masters: Monet

    Le Parc Monseau by Claude Monet, oil painting, 1877. Interestingly enough, technology played a major role in influencing the course of art history in the mid-1800s. Among several notable technological revolutions was the invention of the metal paint tube, which made paint portable, and the railway system...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by Jennifer King on 14 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, How to Paint, Art
  • You Have to Be There

    Plein air painting often requires a Herculean effort on the part of the artist. It can't be taught in a studio. It must be experienced first-hand to be fully appreciated. All the senses and faculties must be fully engaged, especially curiosity. One cannot come to this job with any preconceived notion...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 7 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, oil painting, How to Paint, Art
  • Passing It Forward

    "Don't you just love green?" asked our young friend while we painted. In that one instant, that expression of the pure joy of color, he brought us back to the real reason we became artists. "Yes, I do. In fact, I don't think there is any color I am not for. Is that your favorite...
    Posted to Plein Air Blog by johnandann@theartistsroad on 2 Apr 2014
    Filed under: Plein Air, How to Paint, Drawing Basics, Art
  • Painting Upside Down

    A few years ago I remember seeing some paintings by C.W. Mundy that he had created upside-down. I liked the paintings a lot, especially the looseness, with the large shapes of color and values. I hadn't thought about those paintings until recently. I was going to paint from a photo reference one...
    Posted to The Artist's Life by bnguffey on 31 Mar 2014
    Filed under: how to paint, plein air, Painting, Oil Painting, Photo Reference
  • 6 Tips for Color Mixing

    An eloquent and unexpected use of color is often what divides beginning painters like me from the greats. But there are several basic rules of thumb that we can build on to propel ourselves and our paintings onto higher, more sophisticated ground, artistically speaking. With practice and attention, one...
    Posted to Artist Daily by Courtney Jordan on 30 Mar 2014
    Filed under: plein air, How To Paint, landscape painting, Portrait Painting, still life, Oil Painting, Color, 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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