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Listen to the PleinAir Podcast, hosted by Publisher Eric Rhoads. Each week Rhoads features a new artist to discuss the world of painting outdoors, the business side of art, and more.

Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads and Ned Mueller

Plein Air Podcast 221: Ned Mueller on the Plein Air Movement and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Ned Mueller on today's plein air movement, his advice for beginners, and the first time he painted outdoors (Spoiler: "It was a disaster."). At 81, Ned reminds us that "you never stop learning."
Plein Air Podcast Eric Rhoads - Pierre Guidetti

Plein Air Podcast 220: Pierre Guidetti of Savoir Faire on Color and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, listen to a lively conversation about essential colors for plein air painting, the role of art and building a better world, and more, with Pierre Guidetti of Savoir Faire and Eric Rhoads.
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads and Matt Ryder

Plein Air Podcast 219: Matt Ryder on Plein Air in Dubai

Eric Rhoads interviews Matt Ryder on what life is like as an artist in Dubai, including painting in excessive temperatures and the landscape scenery; plus, mastering values, using photos, and pushing yourself to the next level.
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads - Douglas Fryer

Plein Air Podcast 218: Douglas Fryer on Painting the Abstract Landscape

Eric Rhoads interviews abstract landscape painter Douglas Fryer on his historical inspirations, finding your authenticity as an artist, and more.
Plein Air Podcast, episode 217

Plein Air Podcast Episode 217: Insider Secrets: Advice from Top Plein Air Pros Revealed

Eric Rhoads of Plein Air Magazine hosts three top plein air painters to discuss what they have discovered over years of painting experience to be more successful when outdoors painting.
Kevin Macpherson: Demo

PleinAir Podcast 216: Kevin Macpherson on How Artists are Wired Differently, and More

Welcome to the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads - rated the #1 painting podcast in Feedspot's 2021 list. Listen to this podcast, and be...
Larry Moore, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, Episode 215

PleinAir Podcast 215: Larry Moore on Creativity and More

In this episode Eric interviews artist, author, and creative coach Larry Moore on abstraction in landscape painting, how to keep from getting frustrated as an artist, and much more.
Mark Sublette, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, Episode 214

PleinAir Podcast 214: Maynard Dixon Expert Mark Sublette

In this episode Eric interviews Mark Sublette, the owner of the Medicine Man Gallery, an expert on Maynard Dixon, and the host of the Art Dealer Diaries podcast. Don't miss it!

PleinAir Podcast 213: CW Mundy and the Principles of Painting

In this episode Eric interviews CW Mundy live during the Publisher's Invitational in the Adirondacks. Listen and put these principles to work to help your painting improv right away.
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PleinAir Podcast 212: The Future of the Plein Air Movement

Because of COVID, our world has changed. How will that affect your ability to sell paintings? How will that affect the hundreds of plein air events? Eric Rhoads hosted a webinar with Kelly Kane, Cherie Dawn Haas, and Anne Weiler Brown for this week's podcast.
Shawn Dell Joyce, artist

PleinAir Podcast 211: Shawn Dell Joyce on Artists Making a Difference

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews Shawn Dell Joyce on how artists can help preserve farms and rural areas; how to encourage others to paint outdoors; tips for painting Fall colors; and more!
James Willis, featured in the PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 210: James Willis on Painting Architecture and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews British artist James Willis on painting buildings and cityscapes, art history, and more.
Charles Muench, featured in the PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 209: Charles Muench on Artistic Discipline and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews Charles Muench, who says, "it's live and die with every canvas, live and die with every brush stroke."
Mike Hernandez, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads

PleinAir Podcast 208: Mike Hernandez on Channeling Fear and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews plein air painter and former production designer for DreamWorks Animation Mike Hernandez. Mike shares how he learned to channel his fear into creative energy and the related near-death experience that left him thinking, "What am I doing? I wanted to be an artist." This story will have your palms sweating.
Ben Bauer, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads

PleinAir Podcast 207: Ben Bauer’s Leap to Becoming a Full-Time Artist

In this episode Eric interviews contemporary American landscape painter Ben Bauer, who recently left his job to become a full-time artist. They discuss this, as well as key essentials to know about art materials; how painting in plein air changed his work; tips on composition; and more.
Tom Lynch on the Plein Air Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 206: Watercolor Artist Tom Lynch on Building an Art Career and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews watercolor artist Tom Lynch; listen and learn how to build a career and make a successful living from someone who has done both.
Self-portrait of John Coleman, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads

PleinAir Podcast 205: John Coleman on Artist Success and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews Western artist John Coleman, who shares what, to him (and to many successful artists), is the scariest thing in the world - it's not what you think.
John Michael Carter, featured in the PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 204: John Michael Carter on Painting Composition and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric interviews plein air and studio painter John Michael Carter on realism in art, the process of learning and finding one's voice, and painting elements such as composition and focal points, and more.
Garin Baker, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, Episode 203

PleinAir Podcast 203: Representational Landscape Painter Garin Baker

New! The PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads is the #1 rated painting podcast in the world via Feedspot's 2021 list! In this episode Eric interviews Garin Baker, a traditional representational painter and instructor at the Art Students League of New York.
PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads - Mark Sublette

PleinAir Podcast 202: From the Art Dealer Diaries, Part 2

In this second half of Eric's interview on the Art Dealer Diaries Podcast with Mark Sublette, Eric shares his interesting path to publishing and how Plein Air grew into a convention, Salon, and more. Listen and be inspired as he talks about the importance of doing what you love.
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