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Join me for a painting and walking holiday in northern Spain June 22-29, 2013. Asturias is a beautiful, pristine and diverse region - and one of the least toured areas in Spain. Accommodations are at Fuentes de Lucia, a newly restored farmhouse in the lush and picturesque Quiros Valley. We will travel daily by food and/or van, stopping to paint under the direction of artist/teacher Mary Padgett. All portable painting mediums and all levels welcome. For more information…Continue
Added by Mary Padgett on January 31, 2013 at 7:19pm — No Comments
Small paintings and plein air painting were made for each other. When we say small, we mean sizes 5” x 5”, 5” x 7”, 8” x10”.
The Benefits of painting small are numerous. Here are just a few of them:
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This is the first in a series of five art retreats we have developed for 2013. Led by the popular instructor/artist Phil Chadwick, the Prince Edward County retreat promises to be a lot of fun.
The County is mostly farmland with picturesque villages, streams, waterfalls and lakeshore. If you enjoy…Continue
Added by Keith Thirgood on January 19, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
Recently finished a series of murals for a restaurant in NYC...definately needing a change. Plein air looks like it will both provide a huge learning curve and a wonderful way to go. Game for recommendations.
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I was asked by the website originator and administrator, Don Maier, to prepare a newsletter article on how I use an iPad as a Plein Air Imaging device.
PLEIN AIR iPAD - David Rankin's article "New Tricks for Old Dogs"
Details how artists can now use the Apple iPad with the cool new app… "Paper by 53" to greatly expand their creative imaging skills right out into Nature. …Continue
I have found responses to blogs most helpful in evaluation of possible scams and thought with the worldwide Plein Air Artists membership. it is a great place to get some experiences of others. If you have experience with Colorida Gallery or know some one who has then please respond. Otherwise, no need to speculate about their legitimacy.
I receiveed an email from them today, Nov. 25, requesting some jpegs of my recent art. All the info in their email, phone number, web site, etc…Continue
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All November painting workshops are 25% off
To Commemorate November Presidential Election
Enjoy learning to paint in some of the most beautiful country in Arizona. Come with me this November as we visit the Salt River valley at Saguaro…Continue
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Today we had our annual "Taste of Acworth" and Gallery 4463 had it's own booth where I set up to do portraits. Here are a few that I did. It was good to do this today since next Saturday I am scheduled to do the same thing at the "Flavors of Fall Festival" at the Smith Gilbert Gardens on October 20th. This helps build my confidence. I have never been someone who could do the "complimentry" portrait, overlooking the flaws and lines in the face, making the subject look younger and overall…Continue
Added by Donald Maier on October 13, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Celebration.... of the change of season, of health, of steadfast friendships. friendships newly formed, and friendships renewed, and of learning to visualize this magnificent world with new insights. I just celebrated a birthday, another year has past, and I feel I have lived it to it's fullest potential. I gave myself a birthday gift of two days off from a grinding 9-5 job to spend it painting with a friend.
The first day I did two fantastic paintings (well for me they were…Continue
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I was pleased to learn that my small plein air, "Blueberry Fields in June", which I posted here this summer, was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Professional/Signature category of the Oil Pastel Society's annual online show.…Continue
Added by Wendy Manning on October 3, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments