In this week’s PleinAir Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews representational landscape painter Mitch Baird.
Listen as Mitch Baird shares the following:
• How he handles painting greens (Hint: the first thing he looks for in a green subject is the color red)
• Choosing between painting for accuracy versus beauty
• Historic artists (other than “the big ones) that have inspired him
• The difference between Art and Fine Art
• And so much more!
“I can’t teach you drawing. It’s a lifetime pursuit…I want to embed in [students] two things: value and color temperature.”
Bonus: This week’s PleinAir Podcast includes a Marketing Minute!
Eric Rhoads, author of Make More Money Selling Your Art, explains:
• What you can do now to prepare for a successful 2020
• Guidelines for selling art during the holidays
• If it’s worth it for artists to have a LinkedIn account
Listen to the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads and Mitch Baird here:
About Mitch Baird: As a representational painter Mitch believes that painting is a celebration of life and the beauty that surrounds us. He is devoted to the traditions of the late 19th century artists who looked to the figure and nature for inspiration regarding light, color, and design. Seeking out this inspiration, Mitch works directly from life to capture the qualities and nuances of natural light and color harmony. He has a strong conviction that great artistic communication depends on good draftsmanship, design and vision. His artistic desire is to “portray a positive visual statement and hope the viewer will experience what I see and in some sense be inspired, uplifted, or moved by my painting, whether it is of a small intimate setting or a grandiose subject.”