Plein Air Magazine

Mid-last year I subscribed to Plein Air Magazine after seeing it mentioned on a couple of blogs written by respected artists. I didn’t want to mention it here until I’d received a few issues and determined if it was a product I’d want to recommend....

A little about brushwork

When I first switched from commercial to fine art, I tended to paint with almost painstaking attention to detail. I used fine brushes and painted leaves on shrubbery in forest landscapes or feathers on portraits of birds. It was a hangover from my days working as an...