My suggestion to going out door today is Painting but to start we need to learn a little or more . I had know some of book might be help you out.
Oil Painting Essentials Mastering portraits, figures, still lifes, landscapes, and interiors By Gregg Kreutz, It's a most beautiful color book, easy to understand all the lesson step by step. All the detail is very clearly in the picture even the problem or the trick the author show all as well . This is a master pieces book of art you need to see and read too.