3 Epic Fails in Plein Air painting!

By Stephanie West and Wendy Ahlm Plein Air painting can be a peaceful endeavor, unless you encounter some of these epic fails common to any outdoor landscape painter! #1 LOST Part of the adventure is finding the perfect spot. Recently, Wendy and I were scouting for...
A Palette Full of Grateful with Wendy Ahlm

A Palette Full of Grateful with Wendy Ahlm

A Palette of Gratitude The sun had just peaked over the horizon and cast a shimmer of gold across the New Mexico landscape as we headed North. It was the “golden hour” – that magic hour where all the colors are rich and shadows cast long hellos as they welcome the...
Plein Air Products Review

Plein Air Products Review

Best Plein Air Supplies for Your Kit 35-Second Video My 35-second video covers one of my favorite products in my plein air kit. It is an airtight brush washer for any type of solvent or water.  LOONENG Air Tight Brush Washer, Leak-Proof Brush Cleaner with...
Appraising Turquoise – Plastic or Genuine?

Appraising Turquoise – Plastic or Genuine?

Appraising Turquoise Plastic Jewelry Has a Place There are several practical reasons to invest in plastic jewelry. Number one PRICE. If you can not afford authentic turquoise, plastic is a good alternative. Plastic Jewelry Can Fool the Eye Just like artificial...