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9"x12" - oil - landscape, garden of Sunflower Park in Deland, Fl. By Leah Wiedemer
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WEBSITES for International & New Zealand Plein air paintings

Hello everyone,   

Thought would let you know of several pages on the web for plein air artwork.

  • Have set up a newish page on FB where I share wonderful work from around the world undertaken PA.  …

Posted by Jennifer Cruden on July 18, 2015 at 1:30am

Hit by Truck

Just moved to New Zealand from Brazil. Went out for a paint, got hit by a truck. Didn`t get hurt, got up and went and painted, despite the bruises. Can`t find work here in New Zealand.  I am an English teacher, so I might have to move overseas again.  I am looking, planning, kinda thinking of an adventure somewhere. A long walk. I think I would like to go plein-air painting for a year, somewhere remote. In the back blocks, alone, where I can meditate, paint and read. Mmmm write too perhaps.…


Posted by robert morris on July 17, 2015 at 6:49pm — 2 Comments

My trip to China May 2015

Entering a Daizu village and having several buckets of water suddenly thrown over you (a form of friendly welcome during their "pour water" festival apparently!), then sheltering from torrential rain in a shrine just outside the village gates where the ghosts go to sleep at night, while the village children teach you their local dances, was all part of the experience of teaching the kids art at Longlin village in Xishuangbanna, China.…


Posted by Barry John Raybould on June 24, 2015 at 6:00am

Plein air - in New Zealand ...

My first day with Plein Air Artists on Ning.  Thought would have a go and undertake a blog posting for…


Posted by Jennifer Cruden on June 6, 2015 at 6:00pm


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    Software to use for recording our artwork?

    Just wondered if members are able to advise -On the best sosftware to use to keep a record of our artwork.  ie for recording pictures of work/details/pricing/sizing/with galleries/sold details etc etc.Preferably not a yearly fee, but something we…Continue

    Started by Jennifer Cruden Jul 19.

    Hello from new Member located in New Zealand 3 Replies

    Hi to all,  have just joined Plein Air Artists and looking forward to viewing work.   Am newish to en plein air and therefore when I do post images would welcome any comments.  In fact would be appreciated in order to help me 'grow'. Thanks for…Continue

    Started by Jennifer Cruden. Last reply by Jennifer Cruden Jul 18.

    New to site :)

    Hi everyone, I am new to this site and when I have chances am loving to look at your plein air work. I have positioned myself in amazing Bellingham, Whatcom County WA for the summer with part time work, mainly to paint. That is what I tell myself…Continue

    Started by Dinah Jill Matthers Jun 11.

    Hello my name is... 4 Replies

     Hello, I am Felicity.I have just found this awesome website for plein air artists! It looks really great, so nice to be able to interact with other like minded artists. Painting is sometimes a lonely lifestyle!Well I'm really an art student, though…Continue

    Tags: plein, air, student, art, Zealand

    Started by Felicity Deverell. Last reply by robert morris Jun 9.


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