Nature’s Studio

Perhaps no one knows better the beauty awaiting us just outside our doors than the plein air painter. Here we share the work of three watermedia artists who found inspiration close to home in a variety of gardens, yards, and greenspaces.

Jardins des Martels (sketchbook paintings; watercolor, 10 x 14 in.) by Cindy Briggs
Gardener’s Delight (casein, 11 x 14 in.) by Krentz Johnson
Mission San Juan Capistrano I (gouache, 9 x 12 in.) by Tiffanie Si Liang Mang

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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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