Looking for a new source of inspiration and creativity in your art? Consider painting outdoors, also known as en plein air. As an artist, I found that painting outdoors provided a new level of inspiration and creativity that I couldn't
Discover the benefits of painting outdoors with a group. From increased safety to camaraderie, learning opportunities, real-life inspiration, and group encouragement, find out why joining a painting group can take your artistic journey to new heights. Join us on our
When it comes to painting stunning and vibrant skies in your watercolor art, choosing the best Plein air watercolor palette for painting colorful skies is crucial. By selecting a limited palette, considering the time of day, experimenting with different colors,
I remember my first plein air experience, I had way too much stuff. If you pack less, you'll paint more is what I've learned with over 25 years of painting en plein air. Watercolors are the easiest medium to travel
Plein Air Painting Workshops Plein air painting workshops are on top of my list of favorite things to teach. I’ve been all over, painting beaches, seascapes, cityscapes and landscapes. Provence When living in Provence, I went to Senanque Abbey to paint, one of
Favorite Watercolor Painting Tools Every artist has his or her favorite tools when it comes to painting. I love using the same Dynasty Black Gold 311 Size 4 Quill brush, Daniel Smith Watercolors, and Fabriano 140lb Cold Press paper when painting.