Author: Marcia Willman
Marcia thrives on the challenge, camaraderie, encouragement, and support of collectors, spectators, and other plein air artists at regional outdoor festivals and while painting on the streets of urban Kansas City.

Plein Air Magazine publishes my story!

Plein Air Magazine picked up my story “Plein Air Goes Underground” about painting in Onondaga Cave during Steelville Arts Council Plein Air. I am thrilled the premier trade magazine for plein air painting shared my story with their readers. Read

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Plein Air Goes Underground

Extreme painting in Missouri’s Onondaga Cave during recent Steelville Arts Council Plein Air by Marcia Willman Eighteen artists descended over 150 feet underground into a geologic wonderland of towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites, intricate draperies, and active flowstones in Onondaga Cave.

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2015 Plein Air Adventure

I spent 11 days in late April through early May at the Augusta Plein Air Art Festival in Augusta, MO. Over 100 plein air artists competed daily, sometimes twice daily for cash purchase awards for the selected daily painting. Last

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Fun in planning

I love preparing for Wine & Watercolors because I get to make-up or discover a painting design for each new session. We’ve had some spring teaser weather in March and I can hardly wait for the redbuds and dogwoods to

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March Madness

I discovered a wonderful watercolor design by Charles Evans, a British watercolorist. I was convinced it was perfect for Wine & Watercolors when Charles mentions, as he tries to draw a straight horizon line, that he could do better with

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Welcome to my blog!

It’s a joy introducing watercolors to new audiences at Wine & Watercolors. So much more than a paint-by-number experience, players have a blast painting while learning watercolor techniques. The resulting paintings have been absolutely fabulous! Listen to what others are saying about Wine

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