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The Art of Travel

    Reading Carlson’s Guide to Landscape Painting the other day and I came across a passage where he describes the tourist painter. “Do not be a tourist-painter” John Carlson says. He encourages the beginning painter to eschew the bizarre or … Continue reading

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Plein air saved my life!

OK maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration but it did save my art. Let me tell you how I became hooked on plein air. Several years ago I spent a few weeks traveling in New Zealand and I was inspired by the dramatic landscape.  While  exploring New … Continue reading

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