plein air Archive

Plein Air Painting: What It Is & How to Join the Fun

When the weather’s beautiful and the skies are blue, it doesn’t matter what you’re doing — reading, cooking, writing a blog post — you want to do it outside. Read more →

June Workshops: Sketch, Paint, & Photograph Your Way Into Summer

Ranging from five days long to just one, workshops are a perfect way to fit some art into your summer — or to craft your own staycation. Read more →

Plein Air Painting, Ex-pleined

On a beautiful day like today, it doesn't matter what you're doing — reading, cooking, writing a blog post — you want to do it outside. Read more →

This February: Escape the Winter & Paint the Bahamas!

Enjoy your surroundings — and capture them in the medium of your choice — on an island that's been a painter's paradise since the days of Winslow Homer. Read more →

Plein Air Classes: Taking Our Easels (& iPads) Outside

At The Art League School, the world is our classroom, and what better time than the spring to take advantage of that? Read more →

Artist Opportunities #213

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” — George Bernard Shaw Read more →