Joe Anna Arnett is a restless soul. Her approach to painting is constantly mutating, but there are a few things participants at the Plein Air Convention & Expo (PACE) can count on her talking about. A key ingredient will be the suitcase.
Donald Neff has always been drawn to the quiet little spots in our world. "Give me a little ditch with some water -- that will always attract me," he says. But after a year of painting the hidden streams of Silicon Valley, Neff is trained to see oases everywhere.
In this series, plein air painter and instructor Jeanne Mackenzie takes a look at new paintings by contemporary artists and points out why they succeed as painted images. This week, Mike Hernandez's "Venice Canals Demo."