An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
Started by Lynne Haines Apr 16.
Started by Jim Toth Apr 5.
This is an easy and inexpensive carrier. Perfect for travelling and plein air painting.
DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING A PAINTING CARRIER:
1 PIECE OF FOAMCORE (found at art supply stores like Michaels)
Place on a flat surface. Divide foamcore in 1/2. Draw a line down the middle. Measure 1 in on either side of this line, this is wear you will cut into. Using a straight edge and a utility knife cut…
For the original post see: http://mchesleyjohnson.blogspot.com/2013/04/choosing-painting-workshop.html
As I write this, I'm at the Art Barn School of Art in Valparaiso, Indiana. Spring has finally come to this part of the world – the woods are filled with a lacy fluttering of green, spring beauties carpet the ground,…Continue
Posted by Michael Chesley Johnson on May 5, 2013 at 2:50pm
I find it interesting how much goes on inside my head when I paint outdoors. The area around me could be on fire and I wouldn't even notice because of all the inner dynamics. I'm not sure these dynamics are limited to just my "mind" either.
I get swept up in the complete experience of expressing my impression of the subject - it is almost a waking dream state. It has it's own rythm. I start with trepidation and excitement. I expect a struggle and I work at engaging in the…Continue
Posted by Lynne Haines on April 27, 2013 at 6:52pm
Today I am moving my art and all involved to my new studio. One up is it is bigger and funner. The downs are few. Lighting is an issue. But, I found that my local hardware store carries a bulb called (daylight) bulb. Really good. I suggest all look them up. Upward, I have a great area to paint and create. This time of year we enter art festivals and go to festivals. My mind whirls at every one. Living in the Pacific Northwest gives you a wonderful green beauty to paint with. Everyone…Continue
Posted by lucy schwartz lucyschwartzartist on April 11, 2013 at 3:02pm
Artists who paint on location outdoors... plein air. No studio work, portraits, still lifes, or working from photos.
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