Archives for August 2019

Atmospheric Perspective & Mass

"Grain Fields and Poppies" by Edwin KaytonPhotograph of the Val d’Orcia in Tuscany On a clear day we may be able to “see forever,” but as we see in this summer photo of the Val d’Orcia in Tuscany, the haze of earth’s atmosphere has a ... Read More...

Explode Your Fan Base Through Media Exposure

How did Ashley Longshore get 217,000 Instagram followers? How did Zaria Forman land 111,600 Facebook followers? These are the kinds of questions that keep me awake at night, and I try to use reverse engineering to answer them. I’m ... Read More...

Facing Your Fears as a Plein Air Painter

Overcoming Plein Air Obstacles I love plein air painting. Painting outdoors is such a special experience because of our unique engagement with the environment. Here we are with our panel, some colors, and our brushes, trying to convey ... Read More...

Through Knowledge Comes Confidence

In the art world, one should paint what you are connected to. I live in California outside of Oakland but I have my family roots in Vermont. The light in California, especially where I live is sunny just outside the fog belt. Sunny days in ... Read More...