Meet this month’s Artist of the Month, Kathryn Stats. (See all of Kathryn's video list here). Kathryn has developed a keen eye for the landscape and nature. She wandered the Utah countryside on her horse until her early 20s, then studied with artists in the Salt Lake City area for 20 years. Kathryn started out b
Edgar Payne – Master of Landscape Composition and Color. When I think of landscape painting, one of the first artists who comes to mind is Edgar Payne. He was one of America's most prominent landscape painters who had a remarkable eye for composition and color (he literally wrote what many consider to be the book on landscape composition). #drawpaintacademy
Today we have Australian artist Leon Holmes answering a few questions about his work and life. Holmes does a fantastic job capturing the dynamic Australian landscape. It reminds me of Ken Knight and Sir Arthur Streeton. I particularly like his depictions of cattle and turquoise seas. Leon Holmes, Footprints Q: When Did You Start Painting?
Following is the final of a two-part interview with Brian Blood and Laurie Kersey, both wonderfully accomplished individuals who are invited artists in this year’s Door County Plein Air Festival. To see more of their visually stunning work, visit brianblood.com and lauriekersey.com. Read part one of the interview here. Randy Rasmussen (RR): Laurie, how […]
William Wendt (1865 - 1946) was a German-born American painter who was known for his bold and colorful landscapes. He spent much of his life painting the California landscape and his prominence earned him the title 'the dean of Southern California artists'. Many of his paintings feature lush trees, rolling hills and a beautiful sense