Take your painting outdoors and learn to easily paint en plen air in any medium with this eBook download by Michael Chesley Johnson!
Michael shows you how to paint en plein air by minimizing the hassle and maximizing the fun. This eBook download exclusive is loaded with tips on equipment, materials and techniques that will benefit every level of painter in any medium.
This eBook includes:
- 164 pages of plein air painting instruction and tips
- 12 demonstrations in both oil and pastel
- 72 completed paintings
A word from the author:
As a plein air painter, I paint mostly outdoors. Since you're reading this book, you're
probably a plein air painter yourself or would like to become one. I don't need to tell you why
I enjoy painting outdoors so much. There's nothing better painting by a brook on an autumn
day. The music of the water washes away the troubles of the world, and the solitude gives you
the space to unpack your creativity and play.
One of the most rewarding ways to paint en plein air is to go out with the least equipment and
materials possible. Backpacker Painting, the title of this book, sums it up. If I can squeeze
whatever I need into my backpack, then I can paint anywhere my feet can take me.
But Backpacker Painting isn't just an approach to equipment and materials. It's also an
attitude. If you approach the act of painting outdoors with the philosophy of portability, you
can practice "backpacker painting" anywhere.
Table of Contents
Painting Outdoors: What It's All About
What's in Your Pack? - Equipment & Materials
Learning to See
Mapping Your Journey
How I Paint
Improving Your Painting Skills