5 Fabulous Drawings For Your Inspiration

Each month, the Plein Air Salon art competition welcomes a variety of artworks to be viewed by esteemed judges. With this round-up of winners from the Drawing category, you’ll find inspiration and see what some of your peers in are doing these days.

This art competition offers $33,600 in total cash prizes, with the annual winner getting his/her painting on the cover of Plein Air Magazine. Could we see your work featured here next?

5 Fabulous Drawings from the Plein Air Salon

1. “Horse Power” by Michael Dumas

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Michael Dumas, “Horse Power,” pencil, 5 x 8 in., Best Drawing, Plein Air Salon January 2022

2. “Unshakable” by Brenda Murphy

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Brenda Murphy, “Unshakable,” mixed media, 17 x 14 in., Best Drawing, Plein Air Salon December 2021

3. “The First Love, Mother and Child” by David Gomez

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David Gomez, “The First Love, Mother and Child,” 12.3 x 8 cm, Best Drawing, Plein Air Salon November 2021

4. “Boats of Barnaget Light” by Eric Steigenhofer

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Eric Steigenhofer, “Boats of Barnaget Light,” charcoal, 22 x 30 in., Best Drawing, Plein Air Salon October 2021

5. “The Simple Pleasures” by Cathryne Trachok

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Cathryne Trachok, “The Simple Pleasures,” pencil, 30 x 22 in., Best Drawing, Plein Air Salon September 2021

Yes, we do love horses and portraits, but it’s worth pointing out that the drawings included in this round-up are from the five most recent monthly art competition rounds (as of the time of this writing). The drawing category isn’t limited to subject; other categories include Best Oil, Figure and Portrait, Water, Vehicles, and many more.

The next round of the art competition closes soon, so enter your best works today at PleinAirSalon.com.

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