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An exhibition juror reveals the qualities that prompted her to give awards to certain works.
This week, the highly anticipated 5th Annual Plein Air Live included two of our favorite pastel landscape painters: Natasha Isenhour and Lisa Skelly.
Terry Ludwig, creator of Terry Ludwig Pastels, passed away on February 20 at the age of 82, leaving behind an incredible artistic legacy and a profound impact on pastel art.
Nancy Silvia gets candid about the challenges — and rewards — of plein air painting well into one’s 60s, 70s, and beyond.
Janet Kohler shares the secrets behind her painting that won Best Plein Air Pastel in the November PleinAir Salon art competition.

Below the Surface

Lisa Skelly shares the secrets behind her prizewinning seascape.
French artist Sophie Amauger starts her landscape painting process on site before she ever picks up a stick of pastel.
Aaron Schuerr explores the beauty of a snowy landscape.
Eric Rhoads shares his top tips for selling more art this year.
TaiMeng Lim shares the inspiration and techniques behind his award-winning painting.

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