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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.
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PleinAir Podcast Episode 104: Jim McVicker on Painting Outdoors Since 1973

In this week’s podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews oil painter Jim McVicker, who “was hooked immediately” on art when he first used acrylics to copy paintings from a book. He shares how to get the most out of the plein air experience, and much more!
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PleinAir Podcast Episode 103: Cindy Baron on Becoming a Professional Artist

Listen as Cindy Baron shares her advice for artists and how she used the money from her art sales to invest back into her passion for painting, how she figured out ways to spend less by learning skills such as how to frame her own art, and more.
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PleinAir Podcast Episode 102: Richard Lindenberg

In the latest PleinAir Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Richard Lindenberg, who explains that being a professional artist isn’t something he’d recommend for everyone. See why when you listen here.
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PleinAir Podcast Episode 101: Watercolor Artist Barbara Tapp

It took watercolor artist Barbara Tapp seven years of doing *this* to transition from drawing as an architectural illustrator to becoming a true painter. Learn what, and be inspired, in this week’s PleinAir Podcast with Eric Rhoads. Bonus: Includes a Marketing Minute on using social media and pricing your art!
PleinAir Podcast - Mark Fehlman

PleinAir Podcast Episode 100: Mark Fehlman

Can you believe this is our 100th episode of the PleinAir Podcast?! That’s 100 interviews with today’s artists and experts. Listen to this latest episode, featuring impressionist painter Mark Fehlman, and see why after “about 40,000 hours” of painting, he’s just getting started.
Plein Air Podcast with Eric Rhoads - Gay Faulkenberry

PleinAir Podcast Episode 99: Gay Faulkenberry

Oklahoma artist Gay Faulkenberry is a Signature Member of the Plein Air Painters of America. In this educational conversation, Faulkenberry tells us the importance of planning your palette and keeping your colors in the same place for color mixing, and much more!
PleinAir Podcast - Peggy Immel

PleinAir Podcast Episode 98: Peggy Immel

Be inspired today when you listen to this enlightening conversation between Publisher Eric Rhoads and his featured guest, Peggy Immel, who shares her artistic journey of being a stay-at-home mom, moving to Taos, overcoming plein air fears, and more!
PleinAir Podcast Episode 97: Michael Holter

PleinAir Podcast Episode 97: Michael Holter

Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews American Impressionist Michael Holter in this week’s PleinAir Podcast. Holter shares why painting outdoors is a “vital” part of his artistic process, even when he’s back in the art studio, and much more!
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PleinAir Podcast Episode 95: Susan Nicholas Gephart

In the latest PleinAir Podcast, Eric Rhoads interviews Susan Nicholas Gephart. Listen in as she shares with us the importance of being a part of a community, advertising and marketing one's art, having a system of support, why she doesn’t use a brush to mix her colors, and much 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!
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PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 93: Mario Robinson

Mario Robinson tells us about painting figures en plein air, what it was like to be an artist and serve in the U.S. Army, and more.
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PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 92: Suzie Baker

What makes a good art workshop student? Find out this and much more in the latest PleinAir Art Podcast with Eric Rhoads.
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PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 91: Keiko Tanabe

Eric Rhoads interviews watercolor landscape artist Keiko Tanabe in this new podcast.
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PleinAir Art Podcast Episode 90: Bob Rohm

In this week's podcast, Bob Rohm explains what’s going through his mind as he sets out to paint a landscape, why you don’t want to create too many areas of contrast in a painting, and his thoughts on colors and values.

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