An Online Artist's Coop for Artists who Paint on Location
Tips on starting a studio painting - click on to get yourself in the right mindset and get started on making the best use of winter weather to get started on a studio painting. Use your plein air studies as inspiration...
Added by Suzanne Elliott on November 21, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments
Spending hours searching for suitable plein air painting sites can be a frustrating experience - and a waste of your valuable travel time. Give yourself a head start by printing out pages from this site before you go on your traveling and painting adventures.
The painting sites listed on this website have been visited, researched and recommended by other plein air painters and groups. Here is the link: …Continue
Added by Suzanne Elliott on November 17, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments
If you've been following my blog, you'll know I'm cleaning out the studio. I'm selling sketches and demos, pieces that you won't find in my galleries. As such, they are specially priced and unframed. So, if you're looking for a holiday gift - or even just a a gift for yourself - stay tuned! I hope you find something you like. I'll be posting these through Christmas.
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Added by Michael Chesley Johnson on November 16, 2011 at 2:50pm — No Comments
Saturday, November 19th. 10:30 AM - 3 PM
Create original painted gifts: tiles, cards, matted paintings, journals, and more...Bring an old painting to crop into a surprising, matted holiday gift.
Cost: $55. Pre-registration required. Most materials will be provided, as well as Continental breakfast, mimosas and merienda in the afternoon. What a way to welcome the holiday season!
Location: Allegri Gallery, 44 N. Main Ave., Gresham, OR 97030
Added by Kathy Delumpa Allegri on November 15, 2011 at 10:55pm — No Comments
I do love to travel, mainly to observe & meet people & their culture, eat the food, of course, absorb the ambiance, & paint it all.
However, I have found some of the most inspiring views for me are those that I rush by, promising to return to, to paint--& then, don't. So, today I did it: within a few minutes from my gallery, I set up my easel and painted "Fire in the Water," because that's what I saw last Sunday, as I sped by that little watershed creek.
We all welcome inspiration no matter what form it takes or from where it comes. It does not have to be related to our narrow focus here of only "plein air painting". I don't know anyone who is strictly a plein air painter and does not work at all in the studio. The opposite is certainly true enough that there are many studio artists who do not paint on location. And If I may add, most of the time you can tell the difference, because of the learning experience plein air painting has on your…Continue
Go to this link to submit your painting(s) for a contest. Painting that gets most "Likes" will win a 12x16 beautiful Payne Gold plein air frame complements of ArtFrames.com
Added by Tonya Zenin on November 1, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments