Michael Chesley Johnson’s article “Gear Up!” in the July/August 2010 issue of The Artist’s Magazine explains how to pack light and smart for plein air success in oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic. The following is an excerpt—plus a complete list of suppliers of plein air gear.
Read more about the winners in the Landscape/Interior category of The Artist’s Magazine’s 26th Annual Art Competiton.
As a workshop teacher, I critique my students' paintings every day. Thanks to this, I've learned how to critique my own. Here's what I look for.
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Download a free pdf of Micheal Chesley Johnson's guide to the art market.
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