Plein Air Painting Books - Art, Travel, Art Marketing and More
COMPOSITION OF OUTDOOR PAINTING by Edgar Payne
This little book is THE BIBLE of plein air painters everywhere when it comes to composing and designing paintings. A MUST READ. Written by the famous early plein air painter of the American West, Edgar Allan Payne - the First Printing of this book was in 1941 - it still remains a relevant and valuable guide to artists to this day
FILL YOUR OIL PAINTINGS WITH LIGHT & COLOR by Kevin D. Macpherson
A wonderful book with much valuable information on plein air painting. Good information on how to make your own painting panels and save money, as well as color mixing that will be very valuable to beginning and intermediate painters alike. Kevin Macpherson is a terrific teacher and a great painter. He lives in Taos, New Mexico
THE ART SPIRIT by Robert Henri
Written in 1923 by French Painter Robert Henri, an inspired teacher who had a way of firing the souls of his students. This book is about art philosophy and passion for painting. Read it and get ready to feel inspired!
BIG ART - SMALL CANVAS by Joyce Washor
A lovely little book about the value and joy of painting small paintings - a true gem just like the paintings in the book. Painting small is a great way to get experience and learn about plein air painting. Each small painting provides you with as much learning experience as a large one - and they are a lot quicker to do!
LANDSCAPE PAINTING - INSIDE & OUT by Kevin Macpherson
For Intermediate plein air painters. Stimulating warm-up exercises in the studio prepare you for your adventures outside, while step-by-step demonstrations show you how to put these methods into action. Learn how to use a limited palette. Learn how to approach painting as a layering and corrective process that encourages non-formulaic solutions.
WOLF KAHN'S AMERICA - AN ARTIST'S TRAVELS by Wolf Kahn
Pastelist and Oil Painter Wolf Kahn tells of his travels with his art. An inspiring book for those of us who love to travel with our art
THRIVING ARTIST - A complete system for marketing and selling your artworks
Check out this extensive course on marketing and selling your art:
The Thriving Artist
Art Marketing Course For Artists & Craftspeople At All Levels. This Is A 13 1/2 Hour Multimedia Downloadable Course.
Get the information and help you need to promote and sell your art like a pro.
THE PAINTERLY APPROACH by Bob Rohn
3 disc DVD demonstrating painting outdoors and in the studio. Very good instructional DVD that will give confidence and provide valuable information.
Produced by: Artist Productions at www.artdvds.net (214)621-2082
KEVIN MACPHERSON PLEIN AIR PAINTING INSTRUCTIONAL DVD - BRUSH WITH LIFE
141 minutes - check out more information at
Oil Painting Classes, on line or on DVD
Low key yet very informative oil painting course on-line or on DVD - this New Zealand Artist really knows his stuff and is very encouraging and humble - we recommend this course for beginners or anyone wanting to learn at a reasonable price and on their own schedule:
Painting Lessons with Richard, from New Zealand
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