Virtual Art Academy

Plein Air Painting

Information for plein air painters. Including information on equipment such as easels, pochade boxes, drying boxes, panel carriers, portable easels.

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How To Paint Trees: 3 Brushwork Tips

To learn how to paint trees you need to understand the anatomy of a tree and master different techniques for using brushwork. This is student painting in which several important techniques are shown: How to paint trees:...

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Creating Color Maps

Why Create a Color Map? There is one technique that will help you learn more about a color in a few months than many people learn in a lifetime. Not only will it help you learn color but it will help you come up with a...