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Plein Air - On Location

En plein air (French for "outdoors"), or plein air painting, is the act of painting outdoors.

Painting from a live view outdoors poses a different challenge than painting from a picture or your imagination. The light and weather might change, cars or crowds might move, and people might even come up and ask what you are doing.

But we all know - these challenges make us grow!

So grab your painting supplies and find something outdoors you would like to paint. You may use whatever medium you like, the only rule that matter is this:

You may only paint or draw outdoors - no prework or finishing touches at home!

Read more about the art of plain air painting here.

Event dates

Submissions are accepted from Jun 26, 2021 to Aug 8, 2021.
Voting continues until Aug 15, 2021.

About events

  • The three most voted submissions will be marked and their painters will receive an exlusive badge for their profiles.
  • The amount of votes stays hidden and will not be visible to anyone.
  • One submission per member and event.
  • Submission should be original creations by yourself, not recreations of an other painter's work.
  • You can vote for as many submissions as you want.
  • This is not a contest, don't take it too seriously and have fun! :)

Top Submissions

These three submission have received the most likes from our community. Well done!