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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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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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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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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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