Tag Archives: travel
A behind the scenes look at filming the art for Rick Steves’ Europe.
A couple of sketches from a recent trip to North Georgia and Western North Carolina.
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
This guy is my inspiration.
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
I have finally started The Monuments Men by Robert Edsel. It chronicles the mission of the MFAA section of the allied forces during World War Two. Their were charged with protecting and recovering the cultural and artistic heritage of Western Europe. Here … Continue reading
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
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
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
I am sure many traveling artists will find this useful. http://www.gamblincolors.com/newsletters/pdf/GamblinStudioNotes14_TravelingArtistsMaterials.pdf