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Plein Air Painting

Practical tips and advice plus lists of supplies for different mediums to help you make the most when you paint or sketch outdoors.

What is Plein Air Painting?
An easy-to-understand explanation of what it means to paint 'plein air', from the About.com Art Glossary.

Practical Tips for Plein Air Painting
Tips to make painting on location easier and more fun.

Plein Air Painting Checklists
If you want to paint on location, these checklists will help you decide what supplies you'll need.

Travels with Paints
Plein-air artist Sharron Boxenbaum shares her tips on traveling by plane and van with paints and an easel.

A Personal Experience of Plein-Air Painting Shared
Artist Richard Moore shares his experiences from plein-air painting around the world.

A Plein Air Easel
An easel for painting on location wants to be light, easy to set up, and not blow away in the first breeze.

Using a Scottevest Expedition Jacket for Plein Air Painting
If you're painting on location in a colder climate, you'll need to wear suitable weather-proof clothing. This coat has oodles of pockets for packing supplies!

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