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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Cool Dip  9 x 12
Yesterday's Hardware  9 x 12
Carol's Chickens  6 x 8
Ghost Ranch View
Canyon Fireworks  9 x 12
In the Key of Fall
Fall Reflections
Manitou Autumn  16 x 16
Winter Road   12 x 9
San Francisco Creek  9 x 12
The Grill   12 x 9
Morning at Sprague Lake  10 x 8
Summer Drifters  6 x 8
Staff House at Ghost Ranch
Rio Grande August  12 x 16
Mountain August  16 x 12
After the Rain   6 x 8
Sublime Cheyenne  16 x 12
Crestone Morning  12 x 16
High Plain Drifters   9 x 12
September in Taos  12 x 16
Twilight Grazers   9 x 12
Waiting  11 x 14
Zapata Runoff  12 x 9
Monday in Taos   12 x 16
Tree Time   9 x 12
East Willow Creek 16 x 12
In the Field   12 x 16
Zapata Gold  12 x 9
Raking Light  6 x 8
Spring Thaw  16 x 12
Sangre Moonrise  6 x 8
Commuter     11 x 14
Christmas Eve   8 x 10
Chimayo Sanctuario   12 x 9
Happy Ending  9x12
Indian Summer  9 x 12
7 Mile Plaza   12 x 16
Ladies in Waiting  9 x 12
This is the Day    12 x 9
Tuesday Morning Pick-up  8 x 10

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