An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
I notice that I always am more inspired by a dramatic landscape. Usually the painting comes out so that I like it. Perhaps it's because I was so involved emotionally and I some how managed to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by george w doerre Jan 19, 2012.
In researching where to plein air next year I came across the RMCCPA event in Estes Park CO. I booked a flight out of Spokane to Denver just to see the artwork of the Show. It was too late to attend the painting event, but I have watched some of the artists online and I admire their work. Spokane doesn't have a plein air group and none of my students are interested - so since Don Maier and Nikolai Kraneis came to paint with me - I have to find good plein air artists where I can. And I…Continue
Posted on September 29, 2014 at 11:31pm
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 on April 27, 2013 at 6:52pm
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Posted on April 16, 2013 at 4:37pm
I take all my plein air equipment anywhere, easily, all in one trip. I just roll it along in my Plein Air Wheely.
Everything I need goes with me. No more trips back and forth to the van! Lightweight, compact and sturdy, it loads into vehicles readily.
Dirt trails, cobblestone paths, garden gravel, boggy lawns - nothing keeps me from getting to the right spot with all my equipment: chair, umbrella,…Continue
Posted on March 18, 2013 at 12:21pm — 5 Comments