PleinAir Podcast - Paul Kratter
Landscape artist Paul Kratter, featured in the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads, Episode 135

This week in the PleinAir Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews landscape artist Paul Kratter ( They discuss close encounters with Edgar Payne paintings, art advice for the true beginner, and much more.

Listen as Paul Kratter shares the following:
• The catalyst that “slammed him in the head” and inspired him to begin painting en plein air the next day
• His advice for beginning artists on how to paint, even if it’s your first time
• What “five value” means for artists and how knowing your values will help you make color choices
• Why he’s willing to let passing children paint on his canvas while he’s working en plein air
• The story of how and why he was carried out by helicopter from a plein air trip

Bonus: This week’s PleinAir Podcast includes a Marketing Minute!
Eric Rhoads, author of Make More Money Selling Your Art, explains:
• Why the back of your painting is a valuable marketing tool
• An important reason why you may not want to sell your art

Listen to the PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads and Paul Kratter here:

Paul Kratter landscape paintings
“Summer Day” (oil, 12 x 20 in.) by Paul Kratter


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  1. Why are pleinair artists so social???my answer is that because we LOVE being outdoors we are feeling more healthy than most…physically and mentally!!…more artists and people in general should spend more time outdoors..hiking painting..and just enjoying NATURE…it’s good for your health!


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