翻译 BY gaodeji71@TLF
Plein Air, Painting the American Landscape所展现的，不仅仅是教程，同时也是一场美国的自然世界景观的视觉盛宴，并探索了丰富多彩的美国风景画的历史。
课程介绍了Charles Hawthorne于1899建立的Cape Cod School，还有几年后成立的Taos Society of Artists，由当代出众的景观艺术家绘画演示，读者将学习到这一独特的美国艺术形式，并理解为何绘制en plein air会再次成为美国具象艺术(representational art)的发展最前沿。
in association with artLIAisoN
Plein Air - Painting the American Landscape
DATE: January 3, 2008
FORMAT: DVD - ISO
FILE COUNT: DVD1 64 x 50 MB
DVD2 67 x 50 MB
"Art is a higher calling and it is the visual evidence of our most elevated hour."
~Ron Rencher, Plein Air Painter
The artists presented are among the best landscape painters in America. They are
all professionals who make their livelihood from painting. In addition to being
highly accomplished artists, many have published books and articles and have been
featured in AmericaÆs leading art publications. Most hold painting workshops and
are articulate and engaging educators.
All of the featured artists are among the best plein air painters in America. Most
are signature members of Plein Air Painters of America, a select group of America's
most recognized landscape artists dedicated to excellence.
Kenn Backhaus of Prescott Arizona, seeks to capture the "moment in life" in his
work. He is the 2000-2001 president of the Plein Air Painters of America. Mr.
Backhaus is also a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America.
Frank LaLumia is a resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a native of Upper
Michigan. Author of "Plein Air Painting in Watercolor and Oils," LaLumia brings
more than 25 years of plein air painting to the program.
Jean LeGassick of Carson City Nevada has been featured in a number of magazines
including The Plein Air Scene and Southwest Art. She has appeared in a number of
solo and group shows in California and has taught workshops at various locations in
Ron Rencher of Taos New Mexico is the recipient of a number of awards including
the 2000 Shirl Smithson Memorial Award, Oil Painters of America. He also teaches
workshops for arts organizations in the Southwest.
Charles Sovek is a nationally recognized artist based in Rowayton, Connecticut. A
master of color and composition, he is author of "Painting Indoors," "Catching
Light in Your Paintings," and "Oil Painting: Develop Your Natural Ability," and is
a contributing editor to The Artists Magazine.
Arizona artist Matt Smith credits his style to the influence of such landscape
masters as Maynard Dixon, William Herbert Dunton, and Edgar Payne. Althugh Matt has
painted in several European countries, he is most at home in the American West. He
is the recipient of a number of awards including the Western Rendezvous of Art
Artistic Merit and Best-of-Show awards in 2000.