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Plein air disasters

Stories of plein air disasters. James Gurney recorded these at the Plein Air convention in Monterey, California

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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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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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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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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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Fiordland

I expected to slide off the road into a snow-covered valley where we would meet our ultimate demise by being eaten by wild parrots. Continue reading

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