An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
A couple of weeks ago I returned from a trip to plein air paint in Florida - my 14th State out of the 50 so far. I have just finished writing my Travelog about the trip. Here is the link to read the stories as well as view the paintings I did: Painting Florida.
Photo is of the entry sign to the A. Backus Museum and Gallery in Fort Pierce on the Atlantic side. Backus was one of…Continue
Posted by Suzanne Elliott on May 23, 2013 at 10:22am
I guess one could consider working in pastels for 9 or 10 months, a "dry spell" of sorts. They certainly are dry. But if you have been paying any attention, I have been doing daily work, sometimes 4 or 5 pieces per day. These can mount up quickly. I stopped working about a month or so ago. Around when the leaves began to bud out and changed the look of the landscape. Too much green for me.
I now have triple what I need to have my show in September. Suzie is going crazy thinking she…Continue
Posted by Donald Maier on May 21, 2013 at 9:12pm
This past weekend I exhibited in the OPA National Show. While I was in Fredericksburg, TX, I went to the OPA paintout at the art school and property. I will be teaching a workshop there in Oct, so it was a perfect time to paint there and check out the grounds. There were so many choices to paint, old buildings, unique cabins, water, roads, gardens, trees, farm equipment, fields, everything and anything.
Posted by Becky Joy on May 21, 2013 at 8:30pm
Today was able to get out in the sunshine to paint. I find it difficult to get inspired when its rain or cold to paint outside.
This is a 6x6 in oil on masonite board. I have been preparing my boards lately with W&N modeling paste applied with a credit card. It has just the right amount of tooth to drag the paint off.…Continue
Posted by Jim Moyer on May 21, 2013 at 9:30am
My Paint Campobello plein air workshops are starting to fill! Similar to Paint Sedona, Paint Campobello workshops are four half-days with time left to explore or paint, and it's been very popular with painters who bring along family or friends. Campobello Island (in the Canadian Maritimes, New…Continue
Posted by Michael Chesley Johnson on May 21, 2013 at 9:30am
Artists who paint on location outdoors... plein air. No studio work, portraits, still lifes, or working from photos.
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