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Added by John Kilroy on July 27, 2011 at 12:02am — No Comments
I've had some recent philosophical moments. In several art shows and competitions I've been in, the choices by the judges have been puzzling. Of course, when my art has taken an award, I'm thrilled and sometimes surprised. But some other winners in shows have left me scratching my head. And that causes me to ponder that if the reasons for picking one painting over another can be capricious or just plain questionable, then maybe I shouldn't be so thrilled at MY winning, when that decision…Continue
Added by Michael Chesley Johnson on July 21, 2011 at 6:29am — No Comments
I just changed the background image on our site. Some of you may have wondered why I chose the petryglyph art of the Anaszi, as the previous background for our site. The Anaszi were definately carving the likeness of their wildlife outdoors, on the canyon and mesa walls long before we came along. Things they saw and were familiar with. This would qualify them as our four fathers of pein air. NO? Or at least "wildlife" artists.
I'm told that this one is of an antelope, but I believe it…Continue
Added by Nancy Yu on July 16, 2011 at 5:02pm — No Comments
this is my first Blog here at "Plein Air Artists" and I thought to show you my Bio so you can get a better picture who I am.
Born and raised in a small West-German town of Minden Eckhardt Milz was spell bound by the first animated Disney feature film he saw at the local cinema when seven years of age. After years of painting, drawing and day dreaming he got some fame as a cartoonist for the local news paper, commissioned muralist and decorative painter.…Continue
Added by Muhammad Arif khan on July 12, 2011 at 2:22am — No Comments
Added by joyce snyder on July 11, 2011 at 3:16pm — No Comments
About John Kilroy
A professional exhibiting fine artist for over 30 years and a unique progressive teacher of drawing, painting, design and sculpture for 20 years, graduated from The Art Institute of Boston, where he studied with Norman Baer and Walter Marks. Both these brilliant teachers had a deep historical connection to the…Continue
Added by John Kilroy on July 10, 2011 at 4:12pm — No Comments
Well??...what's the mystery????
I believe a few nerves were present this morning, and some very tense body language, as SEPA gathered for our pre- festival "Mystery Paintout". There was nothing to be worried about really, we didn't have plein air bungy jump painting..or plein air while water…Continue
Added by Karen Scannell on July 10, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
The alley way in front of the garden store looks toward the main street and old glory. It is early morning and the sun throws deep shadows. I painted this in April while competing at Callaway Gardens Plein Air.
"Morning Glory", oil on canvas, 11"x14"
Added by Robert Lewis on July 4, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments
We had an absolutely wonderful time in Alaska, and I had the most wonderful students to work with. Alaskan artists are geared, wired to embrace their weather. Rain, chill, mist, whatever the forecast...a bit of a shrug of the shoulders and a smile of assurance,…Continue