Plein Air Podcast

Listen to the Plein Air 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.

PleinAir Podcast: Episode 51 – Carl Bretzke’s Transformation

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.
PleinAir Art Podcast with Eric Rhoads and Dan Marshall

PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 83: Dan Marshall

This week’s podcast features a tattoo artist whose passion includes painting with watercolor en plein air.
Anne Blair Brown, PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast Episode 115: Anne Blair Brown on Painting Composition and More

Anne Blair Brown on seeing shapes for composition, how to have more successes than failures — and much more — in this PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads.
PleinAir Podcast guest Mark Boedges - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 148: Mark Boedges on Painting Greens and More

In this week’s PleinAir Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews landscape painter Mark Boedges, who explains why he tends to avoid greens even though they show up in his landscape paintings.
Plein Air Podcast - Craig Nelson

PleinAir Podcast 179: Craig Nelson on Critical Skills for Artists and More

In this episode Eric interviews Craig Nelson, a landscape painter who began his career in art by doing album covers, including for Sammy Davis and The Everly Brothers.
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!
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads - Alvaro Castagnet

Plein Air Podcast 244: Alvaro Castagnet’s Biggest Turning Point

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews the great watercolor artist Alvaro Castagnet. Listen as they discuss ...

PleinAir Podcast: Episode 30 – James Gurney and the Imagination in Art

In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads sits down with imaginative painter/illustrator James Gurney. Creator of the wildly popular illustrated book...

PleinAir Podcast: Episode 62 — Kevin Macpherson on Art Travels and More

Listen in as Eric Rhoads interviews accomplished Impressionistic plein air painter Kevin Macpherson about his international travels and more.
PleinAir Art Podcast with Eric Rhoads - John Pototschnik

PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 94: John Pototschnik

Hear what Pototschnik has to say about becoming an artist (including how important marketing has been in his path), his limited palette and color choices, and more!
Dawn Whitelaw - PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast 126: Dawn Whitelaw’s Painting Approach to Plein Air and More

Eric Rhoads interviews Dawn Whitelaw in this week’s PleinAir Podcast. Dawn shares her advice for the beginner plein air painter, the paintings that made her say "I just didn't know paint could look like that," and much more.
PleinAir Podcast - John Hughes artist

PleinAir Podcast 159: John Hughes on Color in Landscape Paintings and More

In this episode Eric interviews John Hughes, who is a painter, teacher, and a guest writer for Plein Air Magazine and Plein Air Today.
PleinAir Podcast - Carolyn Anderson

PleinAir Podcast 190: Carolyn Anderson On The Language of Art and More

In this episode Eric interviews Carolyn Anderson on what it was like to work at Disney's' Imagineering workshop and how it influenced her as an artist; why we have such a hard time with edges; the important art book written by a neuroscientist, and more!
Plein Air Podcast Eric Rhoads Kyle Buckland

Plein Air Podcast 222: Kyle Buckland on Art Inspiration and More

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Kyle Buckland on how he fell in love with impressionism as a teenager, why 2017 was such a pivotal year for his art life, and more.
Plein Air Podcast - Eric Rhoads and Richard Sneary

Plein Air Podcast 255: Richard Sneary on the Worst Thing You Can Do When...

In this episode of the Plein Air Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Richard Sneary, who began painting as an artist primarily en plein air in 2011 after 40 years as ...

PleinAir Podcast: Episode 10 – Eric Rhoads Interviews Curt Walters

In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads sits down with the renowned painter Curt Walters, who discusses his Grand Canyon paintings,...
Lynn Gertenbach

PleinAir Podcast: Episode 41 – Lynn Gertenbach’s Painting Secrets You Need to Adopt

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.
PleinAir Art Podcast - Eric Rhoads interviews Frank LaLumia

PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 73: Frank LaLumia

Listen to the latest PleinAir Art Podcast, in which Eric Rhoads interviews Frank LaLumia on painting outdoors with watercolor and oil, and “the three S’s of plein air.”
Landscape painting by Richard McKinley, guest on the PleinAir Podcast

PleinAir Podcast Episode 105: Richard McKinley on Painting Landscapes in Nature and More

This week’s podcast guest is landscape painter Richard McKinley, who shares why it becomes more difficult to paint over time; his advice for painting as a professional artist; and much more.
PleinAir Podcast - Adirondacks - OutdoorPainter.com

PleinAir Podcast 137: Artist Forum in the Adirondacks

At the Publisher’s Invitational in the Adirondack Mountains this summer, Eric Rhoads welcomed 86 artists to participate in a lively forum for this PleinAir Podcast episode. This “summer camp for artists” is located one hour from the Canadian border, where the artists had gathered for a week to simply paint together, see old friends and make new ones, learn, and be inspired.