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Austin, TX

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EP57: Erik Koeppel and Learning from Nature

10/20/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads and nationally-known artist Erik Koeppel have an extended "painter-exclusive" discussion. Other topics considered include Koeppel's techniques for painting trees and what he's learned over the years from the Hudson River School and nature.

Duration: 00:59:01


EP56: Graeme Stevenson Puts Some Color In Your Life

9/29/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads talks with Australian artist Graeme Stevenson, founder and host of the television show "Put Some Color In Your Life". In the show, Stevenson rides his motorcycle all over the world to visit artists in their own studios. A professional painter for 35 years, Stevenson offers our listeners some sage advice on expressing yourself as an individual.

Duration: 00:40:33


EP55: Eleinne Basa and Learning From Nature

9/23/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews 2012 Salon Competition winner Eleinne Basa. While detailing her classical roots in the Philippines, Basa talks with Rhoads about what makes plein air painting important and why all artists should do it. In addition, Basa offers our listeners some helpful hints on who to study and more.

Duration: 00:50:11


EP54: Heiner Hertling Channels Bob Ross

9/23/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist Heiner Hertling, the engaging artist/host of a PBS painting show modeled after Bob Ross' popular series from the 1980s. Produced with a more academic and entertaining approach, Rhoads and Hertling discuss the origins of the show and logistics involved with its production. In addition, the two delve into Hertling's captivating biography from his native Hamburg, Germany, to New York and Detroit.

Duration: 01:02:35


EP53: Kathleen Hudson Ascends After Salon Victory

9/23/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the most recent Grand Prize winner of the PleinAir Salon Kathleen B. Hudson. In addition to detailing her incredible journey to becoming a professional artist, Hudson talks about how her Salon victory has dramatically elevated her national profile—leading to several tantalizing opportunities.

Duration: 00:39:22


EP52: Michael Orwick and How Expectations Kill Experiences

9/23/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist Michael Orwick. After discussing the artist's early development as an illustrator, Rhoads and Orwick delve into "Studio Everywhere"—an artistic philanthropic foundation to aid children around the globe founded by the Orwick's in 2015.

Duration: 00:50:19


EP51: Carl Bretzke's Transformation

7/21/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the quickly ascending Minneapolis-based artist Carl Bretzke. Throughout the interview, Rhoads and Bretzke discuss the artist's choice to retire from a medical career and pursue painting full-time, a transition that involves a number of important challenges and strategies that many artists face.

Duration: 00:39:46


EP50: Kim Casebeer and Navigting the World of Pastel

7/14/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads dives into all things pastel with accomplished artist Kim Casebeer. Among the topics considered include how to market pastel paintings to collectors and galleries, technical approaches to pastel and how it differs from oil painting, and mastering critical concepts such as composition, shape, light and value, and color mixing. You can't listen to this episode without learning something new and important!

Duration: 00:41:35


EP49: Morgan Samuel Price Fosters Passion and Intrigue

7/7/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews highly successful artist Morgan Samuel Price, who has been painting professionally for almost 40 years. During their talk, Samuel Price details her connection with the Cleveland Art Museum as a child and the artworks that fostered her deep interest in color, light, and texture from brushstrokes. Samuel Price also offers some sage advice as an avid teacher, which includes developing communication skills and building...

Duration: 00:56:57


EP48: Thomas Kegler Talks Talent and Embracing Failure

6/11/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, landscape master Thomas Kegler joins Publisher Eric Rhoads at the venerable Salmagundi Club in New York City for what can only be described as a revealing and enlightening discussion. Apart from chatting about Kegler's path to artistic success, the two embark on a fascinating philosophical journey that touches on talent, failure, faith, and much more.

Duration: 01:03:49


EP47: Joan LaRue and 'Why Plein Air?'

5/7/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist Joan LaRue, who has an important message for our listeners you don't want to miss. Although originally interested in fashion design, LaRue eventually found inspiration through the works of Kevin and Wanda McPherson. The rest, they say, is history.

Duration: 00:45:11


EP46: Peggi Kroll Roberts Prevails

4/30/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews the accomplished plein air painter Peggi Kroll Roberts. Rhoads and Roberts have an entertaining discussion about the artist's journey to national success, which involved a breakthrough art show and prevailing through hard times. We know you'll be inspired after listening to this!

Duration: 00:50:18


EP45: How Andy Evansen Avoids Heavy Detail

4/21/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews Plein Air Painters of America President Andy Evansen. In addition to detailing his commercial illustration background, Evansen and Rhoads discuss how the artist avoids heavy detail in his painting and why watercolor fits his style best. Listen now!

Duration: 00:45:45


EP44: Cory Trépanier's Journey Into the Arctic

4/15/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews Cory Trépanier, creator of the wildly successful exhibition “Into The Arctic”. From Trépanier’s four painting expeditions to the Canadian Arctic, during which he traversed 25,000 miles, the exhibition features over 50 oil paintings of stunning depth and quality, many of them ranging from 5 to 15 feet wide, accompanied by his Into The Arctic films, which have been broadcast globally. Following its premiere at the...

Duration: 00:57:26


EP43: Bryan Mark Taylor and "The Master's Mind"

4/7/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews painter, lecturer, and inventor Bryan Mark Taylor. In this episode, Rhoads and Taylor talk at length the artist's DVD video "The Master's Mind", which delves into the ways you can achieve master status using a few simple techniques. Find out what you're missing here. . .

Duration: 01:02:07


EP42: Antonio Masi and Watercolor's Advantage

3/31/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads sits down with American Watercolor Society President Antonio Masi. As one could expect, Rhoads and Masi delve into all things watercolor, discussing the medium's advantages over oil and how the artist makes his colors "personal".

Duration: 00:47:25


EP41: Lynn Gertenbach's Russian Secrets You Need to Adopt

3/17/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews painter Lynn Gertenbach. A lover of outdoor painting and some figurative subjects, Gertenbach delves into her 15-year exploration of pastels and her lessons from studying at the Russian school. In this podcast, Rhoads and Gertenbach discuss at length the painter's techniques with color, value, and composition.

Duration: 00:56:37


EP40: Karl Dempwolf on the Importance of Outdoor Painting

3/10/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews German immigrant and adroit plein air painter Karl Dempwolf. Recounting his various careers in film, photography, and education for handicapped children, Dempwolf details his choice to begin painting full-time and why he feels that outdoor painting is pure joy.

Duration: 00:57:15


EP39: Michael Godfrey, 400 Paintings, and Intuition

3/3/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads chats with acclaimed painter and PleinAir Convention faculty Michael Godfrey. A North Carolina native, Godfrey and Rhoads discuss the artist's southern roots and the moment he became an artist. Later, the two consider the importance of working intuitively and why the number 400 is important. All this and more in a fantastic episode!

Duration: 00:51:29


EP38: William Davidson and Life's Path to Art

2/24/2017
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In this episode of the PleinAir Podcast, Publisher Eric Rhoads interviews artist William (Bill) Davidson, a signature member of the Oil Painters of America and American Impressionistic Society. Davidson and Rhoads consider a range of important topics, including losing one's ego, the importance of value, and what to do when life says "You should be an artist!"

Duration: 00:48:04

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