Last Blast of Summer

The blinking lights of the ferris wheel illuminate the night sky. Children scream in delight. The smell of popcorn wafts through the crowd. We know we’ve come to the right place for fun.

Fairs, festivals, and amusement parks offer unique opportunities to indulge in bold, vibrant color and flex the creative muscles needed to capture the energy and excitement on full display.

“Great Frederick Fair” (watercolor, 20 x 24 in.) by Catherine Hillis
“Carousel Fantasy” (watercolor, 22 x 15 in.) by Catherine Hillis
“High as an Elephant’s Eye” (watercolor, 22 x 26 in.) by Catherine Hillis
“See You at the Fair” (ink and watercolor, 6 x 8 in.) by Tim Oliver
“Bikes at the Art Fair” (watercolor, 20 x 26 in.) by John Bowen
“Antique Cars at the Fair” (watercolor, 20 x 28 in.) by John Bowen

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Kelly Kane
PleinAir Magazine and American Watercolor Weekly Editor-in-Chief With more than 20 years experience in art publishing, Kelly Kane has served previously as Editor-in-Chief of Watercolor Artist magazine and Content Director for The Artist’s Magazine, Drawing, Acrylic Artist, and Pastel Journal. She has interviewed many of the preeminent artists of our time and written numerous articles about painting, drawing, art education and art history. She is now the Editor-in-Chief of PleinAir Magazine and the American Watercolor Weekly newsletter. Click here to send her an email.



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