Tag Archives: Plein Air
Happy New Year! A lot of news for the website. I will now be offering selected small works for sale directly on the website. I have included a link at the bottom of the page. Please be sure to check … Continue reading
Over the past year I have been researching and following the trail of the 18th century naturalist and explorer William Bartram. Here are some of the recent plein air paintings following Bartram’s path through Georgia. … Continue reading
A curious bear interrupts an artist’s plein air painting. Pretty country.
Toning a canvas is a process that dates back to the very beginning of oil painting. Other than tradition, I have several very practical reasons why I tone my canvases. First let me say that toning is not absolutely necessary. … Continue reading
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
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