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Plein Air Easels and Pochade Boxes
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Great discussion going on James Richard's Facebook page if anyone wants some good ideas, check it out....  …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by connie snipes Sep 29, 2015.

Roger Dale Brown Interview by John Potoschnik
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Check out this wonderful OPA interview with my friend and Great Artist Roger Brown …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremy Sams Sep 25, 2013.

Ok Now What?

Thanks for all who have made a comment to me about this Ning site. I know, it is exciting for me also. Now let talk about the meat and potatoes. What I mean is going outdoors to paint, by yourself…Continue

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“I consider myself a visual explorer of the effects of light upon our world.  There is no better way of doing this than for an artist to take his paints outdoors to study these fleeting effects of light upon the landscape and its subjects. This approach to study nature has kept me captivated for years and I’m not sure I will ever get over it! This is the energy and inspiration that I transfer to my larger studio paintings. I would call myself a realist and impressionist. It is not my desire to paint every leaf and blade of grass for the camera is a better slave for that type of work. I want to create a painting that captures the essence of the scene with the feeling of that day with its weather, light, and mood, with a particular focus on my state of North Carolina and its mountains.

I am on a continual journey of study and investigation, through art history, artist books, and art museum visits through out the United States. Some of my favorite artists of the past are: Frits Thaulow, Claude Monet, Henry O Tanner, T. C. Steele, Chauncey Ryder, George Inness, Sir George Clausen, Edgar Payne and the early California Painters, The Russian Impressionists, Pennsylvania Impressionists, and Historic Brown County Artists.  I admire many great landscape painters today, too numerous to count.

Life as a painter is an endless challenge to explore the world visually; my passion is for the one who created it and that my work might bring glory to God and reflect His creativity.”

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Jackie Kennedy commented on Scott Boyle -admin's event Southport Plein Air Festival
"Due to the Hurricane and impassable roads, we will not be there. Is it postponed?"
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14x11 oil at Leiper's Fork, TN
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"Thank for posting Kelly, Nice job! We are having a great week in Leiper's Fork, TN"
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Painting the Town

Nice people, beautiful scenery, gorgeous music, and a great big easel . . . What a way to make a living! A Friday evening in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina...
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"Kelly, It will be great to meet you.  Bill and Dawn are top notch.  Hope we have good weather. Your paintings are looking Great!!   See you next week.   Scott"
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"Scott, thank you! I noticed you were painting with pap-se next week in Leipers Fork. I’m mentoring with Dawn Whitelaw and Bill Farnsworth for 1/2 day each. I didn’t realize you were also a mentoring. Do you have any availability? If not,…"
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Mornin’ at Moses Cone

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a talk with sammy britt about the hensche approach to colour study

"Check out Sammy's socks....This guy loves color!"
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a talk with sammy britt about the hensche approach to colour study

"Some of these statements will blow your mind if you are not familiar with the Cape Cod School and how to see light developed by Henry Hensche."
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a talk with sammy britt about the hensche approach to colour study

"Check out Sammy's sock.  This guy love color.  Really interesting talk.  Henry Hensche has had a big effect on me."
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a talk with sammy britt about the hensche approach to colour study

professor emeritus sammy britt talks about his personal history of the study of colour painting with henry hensche starting in 1963 and his individual develo...
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Southport Plein Air Festival at Southport, NC

September 14, 2018 to September 15, 2018
Southport Plein Air FestivalSept 14-15, 2018Plein air is returning to Southport! The City of Southport is sponsoring two days of outdoor painting at the end of this summer in partnership with our non-profit organization, Up Your Arts. The 2018 Southport Plein Air Festival will take place September 14-15 with many of the same features from previous years: beautiful scenery; unlimited, non-juried submissions to the wet paint sale; no commission on sales!More info at…See More
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At 9:26am on September 5, 2018, Kelly N Blades said…
Scott, thank you! I noticed you were painting with pap-se next week in Leipers Fork. I’m mentoring with Dawn Whitelaw and Bill Farnsworth for 1/2 day each. I didn’t realize you were also a mentoring. Do you have any availability? If not, I still like to meet you.
At 11:39am on January 23, 2018, B. Dianne Cinkovich said…

Thank you, doing that this somewhat grey morning.

Blessings, Dianne

At 7:13am on May 4, 2016, Philip R. DeSano said…
Thanks Scott. I plan on looking into it.
Phil
At 5:56pm on August 23, 2015, kathleen deyo said…

I look forward to meeting all of you Scott, mid Sept sometime and thanks.

At 7:54pm on September 21, 2013, Stephen Williamson said…

Thanks Scott.  I look forward to seeing the NC paintings from you and other members, especially those around the Appalachian Trail. 

At 1:14pm on June 19, 2013, James M. Cook said…

Thank you for your help.  Will meet you on one of the outings.  Going to Hanging Rock State Park this Sunday.  Email from Craig says Torrey's Den Falls or Moore's Wall.

At 11:20am on May 31, 2013, Mary Erickson said…

Thank you, Scott. It is always a good event The best part is seeing all my plein air painting buddies from all over the country!

At 9:58pm on April 7, 2013, Jim Phillips said…

Very much appreciated Scott, maybe that college education and 38 years as a commercial artist finally paid off....LOL   Really did appreciate your very kind comment on the arrangement of my page, thank you.

 

At 1:43pm on January 29, 2013, Blanche McAlister Harris said…

Hi Scott, I am going to attempt to post in the video area my latest interview, just a couple of weeks ago, with Quang Ho.

At 6:07pm on January 24, 2013, George Hunter said…

Thanks Scott; captured a sunset at Upper Broad Creek marsh, New Bern, N.C.

 
 
 

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