Plein Air Art- Create Art Anywhere

A Guide to Take your Art Outside We recently discussed the 10 Places Every Artist Needs to Plein Air Paint and offered some great places to get outside and create. Now lets talk about what to bring with you. What are really the best tools and supplies to take with you when you are painting…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 10/04/2014

10 Places Every Artist Needs to Plein Air Paint

For when you need to get outside and paint! Spring is upon us and it’s time to take those easels, canvases, pads, paints and brushes outside! The days are quickly warming up, so leave those dark studios behind and step into the sunlight for en plein air painting .  What is plein air painting you ask?…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/03/2014

Plein Air Painting – How to Travel with Art Supplies

How to bring your supplies with you in the field!     Thus far, we’ve covered what plein air painting is, where to go to paint, and what to use for painting it. We’ve got one last problem though: how do we bring all our materials out into the field for plein air painting —…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/03/2013

Plein Air Painting – Which Paint to Use

  Best mediums for drawing and painting en plein air!   In our series on plein air painting thus far, we’ve covered the definition and history of outdoor art, as well as some popular places for creating it. But what should we use when painting or drawing en plein air? Today we’ll discuss the pros…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/03/2013

Plein Air Painting – Where To Paint

  Best places for painting landscapes en plein air!     In our last post, we discussed the definition and history of plein air painting; determining that the simplest definition is “painting nature from within nature.” Today, we’ll take a little trip to discover said nature, and pick out a few perfect locations for plein…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/03/2013

Plein Air Painting – An Introduction

  Spring into plein air season! Weather notwithstanding, spring has nearly sprung! Soon the days will be warming up, the sun will be out longer, and painters will be heading outdoors in droves for a bit of plein air painting. Over the next few days, we’ll be discussing the ins and outs of painting en…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 19/03/2013

This just in! Mungyo Gallery Handmade Pastels now in stock!

Open stock handmade soft pastels for professional artists! Let the fanfare begin! After months of waiting and biting our fingernails, new Mungyo Gallery Handmade Soft Pastels are finally in stock! And just in time for plein air painting season, as well. So why not grab a couple and get outside to paint? Mungyo Gallery Handmade…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/02/2012

Prove it-Does the Beauport easel allow you to paint using large sized canvases even in windy conditions?

Prove It! In this segment of Prove It! Mikey G will test the claim that the Beauport Large Format Outdoor Easel perfect for outdoors and plein aire, will allow you to paint using large sized canvases even in windy conditions. Watch as the Beauport Easel gets hit with wind up to 12-13 mph’s. Will the…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 19/10/2011

Summer Plein Air Painting

Bring art outside this summer by painting plein air! Summer is here! Time for pool parties, barbecues, trips to the beach or mountains — or maybe somewhere even more exciting! Why not record your memories of these happy summer days not with a snapshot, but with a painting? Pack up all your art supplies and…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/06/2011

First Plein Air of 2010 by Wilson Bickford

  It has been “unseasonably” warm here in northern New York the past several days. Temperatures have been in the 60’s, which is practically unheard of for March. The forecast says we can plan on this break not lasting and we’ll be back to reality next week. Yesterday was a beautiful day, so I hauled…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010