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Honing Your Skills Before Painting Plein Air

Honing Your Skills Before Painting Plein Air Unlike most artists, plein air painters abandon their studios, pack up their paints, brushes, canvas boards and easels to paint in the countryside where they capture their subjects and compositions direct from nature. This year many artists are preparing to travel to Tucson, Arizona for the Fifth Annual Plein Air Convention where hundreds of plein air artists will congregate, share ideas and paint together. But not so fast……… Before painting outdoors, at home, or at the Convention, it is a good practice to hone your skills by painting still life in your studio….

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