My New Book!

After almost a year of work, I’m happy to announce that my new book, Beautiful Landscape Painting Outdoors: Mastering Plein Air, is available now from both Amazon and Barnes & Noble. 

This is the comprehensive guide to painting outdoors.  It gives you everything you need to know about plein air painting, from A to Z.  Fifteen master artists share their knowledge—and their secrets—in this 160-page book that is packed with demonstrations in the major mediums, helpful techniques and many, many, many gorgeous images.

I’ve written the book so both beginner and advanced painters will benefit from it.  If you’re a beginner, you’ll learn everything you need to get started and, better yet, how to have an enjoyable and satisfying experience.  If you’re an advanced painter, you’ll learn the tricks that the masters learned the hard way, through long experience.  (All you have to do is read the book!)

I’m also interviewing the artists on my YouTube channel.  Click on the links below for the interviews.

So who are these master artists?  They are:

Rob Adams / UK / oil
Tony Allain / UK / pastel
Lyn Asselta / US /pastel – Video Interview
Marcia Burtt / US / acrylic
Lorenzo Chavez / US / oil – Video Interview
Nathan Fowkes / US / watercolor – Video Interview
Marc Hanson / US / acrylic 
Michael Chesley Johnson / US / gouache & oil
Margaret Larlham / US / pastel
Calvin Liang / US / oil – Video Interview
Kim Lordier / US / pastel – Video Interview
Mark E. Mehaffey / US / acrylic – Video Interview
Sandra Nunes / Brazil / pastel – Video Interview
Stephen Quiller / US / watercolor – Video Interview
Colley Whisson /Australia / oil

With a lineup like this, I expect the book to become one of the classics.

Read an Excerpt from the Book

Excerpt appears on Outdoor Painter