Plein air watercolor paintings
Dan Mondloch, “Madeline Island Ferry,” 2019, watercolor, 11 x 15 in., Private collection, Plein air

In this weekly series Kelly Kane, Editor-in-Chief of Plein Air Magazine, shares a favorite painting and artist quote from a recent issue.

Kelly Kane’s Pick of the Week: “Madeline Island Ferry”

“Asked to describe his approach to watercolors, John Singer Sargent once said, ‘Make the best of an emergency!’ Painting with watercolor definitely requires a dance between accuracy and a loose handling of the medium. The thrill involved comes across in the final painting, and it’s what makes the work so appealing.”
—Dan Mondloch, “Why Watercolor Is Perfect for Plein Air”

Read the full article in PleinAir Magazine, June/July 2020:

Plein Air Magazine


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