Tag Archives: Ga

Healing through Plein Air

Here is an interesting article I ran across on Plein Air Magazine’s site. http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/healing-through-plein-air-painting.html Healing Through Plein Air Painting Written by  Bob Bahr Pochade boxes made for the soldiers … and, evidently, some issues of one of the organizer’s favorite … Continue reading

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Mountain Sketches

A couple of sketches from a recent trip to North Georgia and Western North Carolina.                              

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The benefits of travel.

What are the benefits of travel? Other than to fulfill our urge to see famous sites, what can we gain? Many desire to travel and some include art as part of their travels as a workshop or Plein air painting … Continue reading

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Vermeer coming to Atlanta

Vermeer’s painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring will be at the High this summer! It opens June 23.   https://www.high.org/Art/Exhibitions/Mauritshuis-Collection.aspx Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, c. 1665 Canvas, 44.5 x 39 cm, inv. no. 670   Location: Wieland … Continue reading

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Tips for traveling with artists’ materials

It is summer and school is out. Many artists will be hitting the road for plein air adventures or perhaps a workshop. Here are some travel tips from Robert Gamblin. http://www.gamblincolors.com/newsletters/studionotes14.html   Tips for Traveling with Artists’ Materials #14 Many … Continue reading

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New studies.

Here is one of the new studies I have completed in preparation for a new series of paintings. This is from the Watauga River in Eastern Tennessee. I am preparing a series of paintings from North Georgia, Western North Carolina, … Continue reading

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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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Travel advice from Robert Gamblin.

I am sure many traveling artists will find this useful. http://www.gamblincolors.com/newsletters/pdf/GamblinStudioNotes14_TravelingArtistsMaterials.pdf

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Featured in Appalachian Country Magazine

I am featured in an article in Appalachian Country Magazine this month. Here is a link to their website where you can find the article. Page 41.  http://www.acmagazine.org/

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Call of Winter

     The warmth of summer has faded into a memory. The leaves are falling and there is a chill in the air. Winter is coming, or for many of us it is already here. I stand here in my coat, … Continue reading

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