The Art of Open Air Painting in St. Augustine - by HistoricCoastCulture.com
St. Augustine has long attracted and inspired artists with its historic, coastal and architectural beauty. We spoke with two artists participating in the 2018 Plein Air Paint Out, to learn their methods and inspiration in the nation’s oldest city.
is a coastal artist based in St. Augustine. Florida. Her paintings are about living at the seashore, walking the beach, and breathing salt air. Profiled in the “Best of America Artists” books, she gives classes and workshops, does frequent plein air painting, and sells her work through prominent Southern art galleries. See more at maryhubley.com
, Professor Emeritus, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, taught painting and drawing for more than forty years. The recipient of many awards, he has participated in numerous group shows and is an invited artist to many plein air competitions and events, including the prestigious Publisher’s Invitational. Paul continues to paint, exhibit his works, teach privately, and conduct workshops in plein air painting and figure drawing and painting.
Q: Tell us about your artistic style and process. What goes into making a piece like you are creating for the Plein Air Paint Out?