Tag Archives: Plein Air

Plein Air Painting in NY

James Gurney and a group of fellow painters in New York city. Interesting to watch.  

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The artist who introduced Monet to Plein Air.

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

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Local Color

*SPOILER ALERT*       I finally have gotten around to watching Local Color. It is loosely based on the  story of the writer and director George Gallo who apprenticed under George Cherepov, a celebrated Russian painter living in New York. Local … Continue reading

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Healing through Plein Air

Here is an interesting article I ran across on Plein Air Magazine’s site. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/healing-through-plein-air-painting.html Healing Through Plein Air Painting Written by  Bob Bahr Pochade boxes made for the soldiers … and, evidently, some issues of one of the organizer’s favorite … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketches

A couple of sketches from a recent trip to North Georgia and Western North Carolina.                              

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Packing advice

Borrowed from Rick Steves. For artists a second bag might be necessary for supplies and palette knives must be checked on airplanes. Another option is to order your supplies before you leave and have them shipped to your destination.   … Continue reading

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Subaru Outback commercial: Nature Painting

This guy is my inspiration.

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The benefits of travel.

What are the benefits of travel? Other than to fulfill our urge to see famous sites, what can we gain? Many desire to travel and some include art as part of their travels as a workshop or Plein air painting … Continue reading

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Monet painting Plein Air

Interesting footage of Monet painting en plein air.  

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Tips for traveling with artists’ materials

It is summer and school is out. Many artists will be hitting the road for plein air adventures or perhaps a workshop. Here are some travel tips from Robert Gamblin. http://www.gamblincolors.com/newsletters/studionotes14.html   Tips for Traveling with Artists’ Materials #14 Many … Continue reading

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