Category Archives: Plein air painting
An interesting article from the Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-grant/some-risks-along-with-the_b_3671723.html Some Risks, Along With the Pleasures, of Painting en Plein Air Daniel Grant Arts Writer The 19th century was the great age of plein-air landscape painting, when artists left their studios and … Continue reading
What a great idea! http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/painting-to-preserve-the-landscape.html Painting to Preserve the Landscape Written by Bob Bahr “Nothing Lost,” by Kathryn Mapes Turner, oil, 9 x 12 in. Share Three Wyoming artists are part of the growing movement to use plein air painting … Continue reading
A collection of never before seen photographs from the American West. There are too many photos to post the entire article here. So here is the link. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2149899/The-American-West-youve-seen-Amazing-19th-century-pictures-landscape-chartered-time.html These remarkable 19th century sepia-tinted pictures show the American West as you … Continue reading
An article from Plein Air Magazine. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/history/albert-bierstadt-1830-1902.html Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902) “Albert Bierstadt’s Studio (Bierstadt at Mariposa), by Eadweard Muybridge (1830-1904), 1872, stereograph photograph, 7 x 4. Collection the California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA. We like to believe the great … Continue reading
I am loving these plein air videos by James Gurney. If you are interested you might want to check out his blog. gurneyjourney.blogspot.com
Kevin Macpherson discusses his series of paintings.
Stories of plein air disasters. James Gurney recorded these at the Plein Air convention in Monterey, California
James Gurney and a group of fellow painters in New York city. Interesting to watch.
An interesting article about the influences of Monet. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/history/the-artist-who-introduced-monet-to-plein-air.html The Artist Who Introduced Monet to Plein Air “The Beach at Trouville,” by Eugene Boudin, 1864, oil on wood, 10 1/4 x 18 7/8. Collection Musee d’Orsay, Paris, France Eugene Boudin … Continue reading
It is the supermoon tonight. I must go paint. Post to follow!