Author: Robert Lewis

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Sign up for the How to Paint Plein Air website newsletter now and download the FREE ebook entitled “Plein Air Painting Tools & Supplies” written by me, Robert Lewis. Essential plein air painting tools and supplies are discussed in detail with images. This is the only list you will need to get started painting plein air. Compare the three basic types of easels, find out what brushes to use, settle on the right medium, the size of painting tubes to use, how to protect yourself while painting, and so much more. Based on a chapter in the How to Paint Plein...

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Plein Air Painting Mixing the Zorn Palette

Anders Zorn was known for using a limited palette. Typically, a “Zorn” palette would consist of a white, a black, a red and a yellow. You will notice a blue is not included. Blue is obtained from the black which, when mixed with white, can produce a bluish hue especially when juxtaposed to other colors. In other words, it will seem to be...

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