Plein Air Painting

What exactly is “plein air”?

Encyclopedia Britannica says this,

"in its strictest sense, the practice of painting landscape pictures out-of-door; more loosely, the achievement of an intense impression of the open air (French: plein air) in a landscape painting."

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View from the Water
Afternoon Watch
Twilight Road
Bernies's Garden
Rio Grande July
Rio Trailhead
Yesterday's Hardware
Carol's Chickens
Fall Reflections
Canyon Fireworks
In the Key of Fall
San Francisco Creek
Winter Road
The Grill
Morning at Sprague Lake
Indian Summer
Rio Grande August
Mountain August
After the Rain
Sublime Cheyenne
Crestone Morning
September in Taos
Twilight Grazers   9 x 12
Waiting  11 x 14
Zapata Runoff
Monday in Taos
East Willow Creek
Tree Time
In the Field
Zapata Gold
Raking Light
Spring Thaw
Sangre Moonrise
Commuter
Christmas Eve
Chimayo Sanctuario
7 Mile Plaza   12 x 16
Happy Ending
Ladies in Waiting
This is the Day
Tuesday Morning Pick-up