An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
Started by Lynne Haines Apr 16.
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
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
Artists who paint on location outdoors... plein air. No studio work, portraits, still lifes, or working from photos.
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