April 2017 plein air trip to Sabino Canyon.
The Tres Pintores (Steve Piepmeier, Greg Hill and Don Novakowski) had an incredible outing and learning experience on February’s plein air trip to the Tumacacori mission.
Members traveled to Empire Ranch where they found western scenery under a sunny Arizona sky. Plein Air trips are fun, challenging and rewarding no matter what medium you choose.
By Kathy Halbert Read details of each artist on the given website or newspaper articles. Some highlights are provided here. Karen Halbert: Oil Landscape Painter since 2001. Santa Fe and Quail Creek (formerly, Manhattan and Woodstock, NY) www.karenhalbert.com Purple Sage
By Kathy Halbert All mediums: note that some links indicate a particular medium. I tried to choose links or articles for the General section that would be pertinent to any medium, if read between the lines. I happened upon many
By Kathy Halbert I am going to list a few websites on plein air painting that you might find interesting and helpful with many tips. General: http://www.artistsnetwork.com Select Blogs and select blog of your choice. Select older posts when finished
By Kathy Halbert The list looks daunting but it can be streamlined. I suggest editing this for your own use. ______ Paints or Pastels ______ Brushes ______ Palette ______ Painting surface (panels, taped paper or blocks) ______ Water or “turp”
By Kathy Halbert -For oil, watercolor, acrylic and pastel mediums. Packing check-list bag/box for the car/trip: do this the night before the trip. Use the check-list while packing and then at end for a final check. A forgotten item will
On a fine, sunny morning the plein air painting group made their way to Tohono Chul Park in Tucson. Visiting artist Clint Brown donated his considerable teaching experience to the plein air painters and had something to offer everyone from
We had well known Tucson artist and teacher Judy Nakari teach us to paint “en plein air” at beautiful Gates Pass. The weather and the views were spectacular.