Plein Air Painting with Kelli

Do you like to paint outside? Get outside with Kelli and learn what it takes to be a plein air painter. In this series of downloadable video lessons, learn how to mix color and compose a scene outside of the studio.

My first plein air painting experiences were frustrating. Now that I know how to make the process easy and enjoyable, I want to share everything I’ve learned with you.

Simple Scenes

They say not everything is paintable, but I disagree. I say everything can come to life in paint.

Join me as I paint scenes you can find in your own backyard right here on site in Colorado.

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Fall in Colorado Series

Adventure along with Kelli and explore the fantastic fall colors of Colorado! You’ll paint the many iconic Colorado scenes that have inspired artists like Albert Bierstadt and Edgar Payne. Learn how to capture backlit fall leaves in orange and gold. Paint Aspen trees, rivers, rocks, and the beautiful blue of the mountains. See how to paint water reflections, woods and fall streams, grand vistas, and mountains. You’ll find out how to get a quick and good composition in the midst of distractions.

If you’re wanting to see how to paint a labored masterpiece in the studio then this series is not for you. But if you want to learn how to deal with the real nitty-gritty of Plein air painting and quick problem-solving then you’re gonna love this series with Kelli! Let’s dive in and get painting.

What’s included: Six video lessons. Over five hours of downloadable or streaming content. All videos are real-time, so nothing’s edited out.

Taos Series

Discover what it’s like to paint the magical fall colors of Taos, New Mexico. You’ll see why artists like Nicolai Fechin and Georgia O’Keefe have been inspired by this enchanting place for years. Paint the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, adobe homes and the powerful Rio Grande Gorge along with Kelli. Learn how to tackle the many colors of fall, the colors of adobe and red canyons as well as rushing water and a grazing horse.

What’s included: Six video lessons. Over five hours of downloadable or streaming content. All videos are real time, so nothing is edited out. NOW includes LIVE video of the scene alongside the painting.

Rural Scenes on the Plains

Take a ride down Route 66 in Kelli’s home state of Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping through the plains. You’ll paint an old country house, a silo on a farm, open fields, and more. Learn how to turn nothing into something.

What’s included: Five video lessons. Over 4 hours of downloadable or streaming content. All videos are real time, so nothing is edited.