If you have a preconceived notion of American Western art, you’ll likely be enlightened in new ways when you view the paintings of Morgan Weistling, featured in the latest PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads chats with nationally known painter Shelby Keefe. During this engaging interview, Rhoads and Keefe discuss the artist’s go-to techniques and tricks, her life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and the current state of plein air interest in the world today. All this and more here!
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads has the pleasure of talking with artist Mary Deloyht-Arendt, a founding member of the Plein Air Painters of America (PAPA) organization. At 90 years old, Deloyht-Arendt has a lifetime of knowledge regarding the plein air movement, helpful techniques, marketing, and so much more. You can't miss this significant episode!
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads and nationally-known artist Erik Koeppel have an extended "painter-exclusive" discussion. Other topics considered include Koeppel's techniques for painting trees and what he's learned over the years from the Hudson River School and nature.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads talks with Australian artist Graeme Stevenson, founder and host of the television show "Put Some Color In Your Life". In the show, Stevenson rides his motorcycle all over the world to visit artists in their own studios. A professional painter for 35 years, Stevenson offers our listeners some sage advice on expressing yourself as an individual.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews 2012 Salon Competition winner Eleinne Basa. While detailing her classical roots in the Philippines, Basa talks with Rhoads about what makes plein air painting important and why all artists should do it. In addition, Basa offers our listeners some helpful hints on who to study and more.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist Heiner Hertling, the engaging artist/host of a PBS painting show modeled after Bob Ross' popular series from the 1980s. Produced with a more academic and entertaining approach, Rhoads and Hertling discuss the origins of the show and logistics involved with its production. In addition, the two delve into Hertling's captivating biography from his native Hamburg, Germany, to New York and Detroit.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the most recent Grand Prize winner of the PleinAir Salon Kathleen B. Hudson. In addition to detailing her incredible journey to becoming a professional artist, Hudson talks about how her Salon victory has dramatically elevated her national profile—leading to several tantalizing opportunities.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist Michael Orwick. After discussing the artist's early development as an illustrator, Rhoads and Orwick delve into "Studio Everywhere"—an artistic philanthropic foundation to aid children around the globe founded by the Orwick's in 2015.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the quickly ascending Minneapolis-based artist Carl Bretzke. Throughout the interview, Rhoads and Bretzke discuss the artist's choice to retire from a medical career and pursue painting full-time, a transition that involves a number of important challenges and strategies that many artists face.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads dives into all things pastel with accomplished artist Kim Casebeer. Among the topics considered include how to market pastel paintings to collectors and galleries, technical approaches to pastel and how it differs from oil painting, and mastering critical concepts such as composition, shape, light and value, and color mixing. You can't listen to this episode without learning something new and important!
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews highly successful artist Morgan Samuel Price, who has been painting professionally for almost 40 years. During their talk, Samuel Price details her connection with the Cleveland Art Museum as a child and the artworks that fostered her deep interest in color, light, and texture from brushstrokes.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, landscape master Thomas Kegler joins Publisher Eric Rhoads at the venerable Salmagundi Club in New York City for what can only be described as a revealing and enlightening discussion. Apart from chatting about Kegler's path to artistic success, the two embark on a fascinating philosophical journey that touches on talent, failure, faith, and much more.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist JoAnne Larue, who has an important message for our listeners you don't want to miss. Although originally interested in fashion design, Larue eventually found inspiration through the works of Kevin and Wanda McPherson. The rest, they say, is history.
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the accomplished plein air painter Peggi Kroll Roberts. Rhoads and Roberts have an entertaining discussion about the artist's journey to national success, which involved a breakthrough art show and prevailing through hard times. We know you'll be inspired after listening to this!
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews Plein Air Painters of America President Andy Evansen. In addition to detailing his commercial illustration background, Evansen and Rhoads discuss how the artist avoids heavy detail in his painting and why watercolor fits his style best. Listen now!
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews Cory Trépanier, creator of the wildly successful exhibition “Into The Arctic”. From Trépanier’s four painting expeditions to the Canadian Arctic, during which he traversed 25,000 miles, the exhibition features over 50 oil paintings of stunning depth and quality, many of them ranging from 5 to 15 feet wide, accompanied by his Into The Arctic films, which have been broadcast globally. Following its premiere at the Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C. in January, the exhibition is touring museums across North America until 2020. Rhoads and Trépanier discuss all things plein air and “Into The Arctic” (http://www.intothearctic.ca).
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews painter, lecturer, and inventor Bryan Mark Taylor. In this episode, Rhoads and Taylor talk at length the artist's DVD video "The Master's Mind", which delves into the ways you can achieve master status using a few simple techniques. Find out what you're missing here. . .
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads sits down with American Watercolor Society President Antonio Masi. As one could expect, Rhoads and Masi delve into all things watercolor, discussing the medium's advantages over oil and how the artist makes his colors "personal".
In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews painter Lynn Gertenbach. A lover of outdoor painting and some figurative subjects, Gertenbach delves into her 15-year exploration of pastels and her lessons from studying at the Russian school. In this podcast, Rhoads and Gertenbach discuss at length the painter's techniques with color, value, and composition.