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Painting to preserve the landscape.

What a great idea! http://www.outdoorpainter.com/news/painting-to-preserve-the-landscape.html Painting to Preserve the Landscape Written by  Bob Bahr “Nothing Lost,” by Kathryn Mapes Turner, oil, 9 x 12 in. Share Three Wyoming artists are part of the growing movement to use plein air painting … Continue reading

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Abbotsford House by Richard Schmid

Richard Schmid discussing his painting of Sir Walter Scott’s Castle and it’s unveiling before Queen Elizabeth II.

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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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Local Color

The trailer for Local Color. It is loosely based on the journey of the writer and director George Gallo.

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Packing advice

Borrowed from Rick Steves. For artists a second bag might be necessary for supplies and palette knives must be checked on airplanes. Another option is to order your supplies before you leave and have them shipped to your destination.   … Continue reading

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Subaru Outback commercial: Nature Painting

This guy is my inspiration.

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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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Monet painting Plein Air

Interesting footage of Monet painting en plein air.  

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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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