Join California Plein Air Painters Signature Member Karen Leoni for this exciting series of two-day workshops along the beautiful coastline of the Monterey/Carmel area. Karen has a rich background in art instruction as an instructor at the Grad School at Academy of Arts University in San Francisco and Masters of Plein Air Academy in Los Angeles. Register here or CLICK HERE to view additional dates and times.
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Mendocino Art Center, August 5-6, 2017. I am teaching this 2 day workshop and staying for an extra 4 days to pass on my love of painting Plein air. No charge for the Plein air part!0 Comments 0 Likes
PLEIN AIR AT THE FAIR A one-day judged contest held on-site during the OC Fair! Online Registration by Sunday, July 23 Contest Date Saturday, August 5, 2017, 10 am - 4 pm Awards 1st Place - $100…0 Comments 0 Likes
Beginners welcome! If you have never picked up a paintbrush, this workshop is for you. If you are a painter, come and learn some new skills and paint in this beautiful desert oasis. A day-long oil pa…0 Comments 0 Likes
Beginners welcome! If you have never lifted a paintbrush in your life, this class will help you get a start with the wonderful world of oil painting. This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to…0 Comments 0 Likes
Only 3 weeks remain to enter this year's Call for New Signature Members. Selected Artists will not only receive all the benefits of Signature Membership but will also be eligible to exhibit in this year's International Plein Air Challenge Exhibit at Yosemite National Park.
This is a short video I created that depicts my concept of painting a series of images based on a theme. in this theme, The Children of China, my intent was to depict the spirit and subtle passion of children in the countryside in modern China. Using an impressionist and colorist approach I place the viewer in the position of dwelling on the children, imagining what their inner world is truly about. I choose to not overtly communicate "passion" but rather, allow the viewer to "be there"…Continue
We call it Dragon Rock. The gnarly sandstone formation just a short hike up Cheney Ranch Trail. If you step off the main trail and onto the footpath it will take you to the very top that resembles a big glob of dry clay and has multiple little caves and holes. Prehistoric rocks that were polished by rivers long gone are trapped in it. These rocks are the remnants of a mountain range that used to dominate the Eastern part of Arizona. High cliffs on the south side of Dragon…Continue
ELIGIBILITY Open to all photographic media including digital photography, film photography and alternative photographic processesEXHIBITION DATESNovember 6th – 26th, 2015OPENING RECEPTION First…Continue
A Plein Air Paint Out in Downtown San RafaelSaturday August 29, 2015Call For Artists San Rafael, CA (June, 2015) - Plein air artists are invited to participate in the Downtown Artists in…Continue
Don’t miss this opportunity to have your best work exhibited at a milestone event, the 94th Birthday Celebration of the Pacific Art League, which has thrived since 1921! Entry is open to all artists…Continue
Plein Air Art Contest on July 18th and 19th, 2015. Awards given at end of day on July 19th. Paintings shown in the Fine Art Exhibition building 7 Cal Expo in Sacramento, California. Most paintings…Continue