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That Certain Something: Finding a Suitable Subject and Deciding How to Paint It


Scene selection can be a huge advantage or a stumbling block to the advancement of a plein air painter’s work. Often, the problem with a painting is not that an artist can’t paint well enough, but that the choice of subject matter lacks that certain something that will lend itself to a good painting.

To start the New Year off right, John Hughes has gathered some images from friends and  prepared a list of questions that will help plein air painters find a suitable subject and decide how to paint it.

Read the article in the January 2015 edition of 15 Bytes.

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