My painting on the cover of Plein Air Magazine, March 2018 issue

My painting on the cover of Plein Air Magazine, March 2018 issue

I am  featured in the March 2018 issue of  Plein Air magazine. Not only that, but they used one of my paintings on the cover. Of course I was very pleased about this!

This article came about because the editor of the magazine at the time, Steven Doherty, had seen me posting a series of progression photos of some apple paintings that I was working on locally, here in the mid coast of Maine. They were aware of me because about five years ago I had submitted an article about a long painting trip I took to Italy, which was published in their digital edition. You can see that here.

He wrote a very flattering article, almost a bit embarrassing, but I’m not complaining!

Originally, the intention was to really focus on the progression of the apple paintings, but because I was only thinking of posting those on Instagram or Facebook, I just used my phone to take photos, and the quality was not high enough for large print images.

There were a couple minor mistakes, most notably that my first name was misspelled on the cover, one or two paintings that were listed the wrong size, and a couple things in the article that I thought were not perfectly accurate. I can’t complain about that, though, I missed them when he showed me the draft.

Also, here is a blog post Plein Air Magazine did about the article.

And finally, below I posted some scans of the article.

If you want your very own copy, you can get it at large magazine sellers or order directly from them by calling 800.610.5771 or 561.655.8778
(Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., U.S. Eastern Standard Time).

 

 

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