Painting Outdoors

Some articles on painting, painting outdoors:

John Singer Sargent - Works - Portraits
... The painting was not commissioned by her and he pursued her for the opportunity, quite unlike most of his portrait work where clients sought him out ... acquaintance It took well over a year to complete the painting ... Edmund Gosse in 1885 that he contemplated giving up painting for music or business ...
Albert Henry Krehbiel - Life and Career - Painting Outdoors
... When teaching at the Art Institute of Chicago and residing (at the Cliff Dwellers) in downtown Chicago, Krehbiel turned to recreating the urban landscapes, most of them within walking distance to his classrooms ... These familiar scenes were painted between classes from the banks of the Chicago River ...

Famous quotes containing the words outdoors and/or painting:

    The neo-hippie-dips, the sentimentality-crazed iguana anthropomorphizers, the Chicken Littles, the three-bong-hit William Blakes—thank God these people don’t actually go outdoors much, or the environment would be even worse than it is already.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    I never wanted to live an unembellished life, and I have never done it.... Living under such a compulsion has been like painting pictures of life, and I don’t take kindly to suggestions that I might have been less egotistically employed had I become a trained nurse.
    Margaret Anderson (1886–1973)