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.
Listen as Mark Boedges also shares the following:
• The turning point when he quit his day job and became a full-time artist
• How he moved through comparing his landscapes to others, and came to appreciate his own style
• The importance of using a color chart, including an antidote about Richard Schmid and his color chart
• The one shade of green that he has at least temporarily removed from his palette
• How to create “suggestions of reality” in your next landscape painting
Bonus: This week’s PleinAir Podcast includes a Marketing Minute!
Eric Rhoads, author of Make More Money Selling Your Art, explains:
• How to handle rejection, and the positive side of this fact of living a creative life
• How to be prepared to come up with a price on the spot when you sell a plein air painting off the easel
Listen to the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads and Mark Boedges here:
• Website of Mark Boedges: https://www.markboedges.com/
• Mark’s color charts and tips for making them: https://www.outdoorpainter.com/how-to-make-a-color-chart-plein-air-painting/
• Plein Air Convention & Expo: pleinairconvention.com
• Sunday Coffee with Eric: https://coffeewitheric.com/
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I was an IT person too! That was after majoring in anthropology, and before that, pre-med.
Mark Boedges very entertaining, and a bit educational. Thank you.
I have listened to three of your podcasts and am enjoying them. Thank you. I would like to see examples of the color charts to which Mark Boedges referred. Where can this concept be seen? I use watercolor, so I’d like to see examples of watercolor color charts too.
Hi Laurin! I’m happy to let you know that I was able to reach out to Mark who, after hearing about your question, generously shared his color charts with us in a guest blog post at https://www.outdoorpainter.com/how-to-make-a-color-chart-plein-air-painting/. Enjoy!
Now this one… is the best one! Thank you so much for this and a big thank you to Mark Boedges! Great inspiration for me.
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