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Best Pochade Boxes: A 2020 Buyers Guide

Table of Contents OverviewWhat is a Pochade?What is the best Pochade BoxPochade box reviewsWhy I wrote this guide?About Pochade BoxesStorage spaceCamera mountTypes of pochade boxesConstructionWhat are your choices for...

Plein air painting in Morocco: Telouet Sunset 2

Episode 10: Atlas Mountains – Telhouet Sunset Part 1

One evening on my recent trip to Morocco, I headed out of the village in the Atlas mountains where I was staying in the direction of the Sahara Desert. I came across this incredible landscape. It was a kaleidoscope of...

Episode 8: Marrakesh, Restaurant La Terrasse

Here’s a quick video showing a few micro paintings I did in one of the streets in Marrakesh. I was sitting down below on the street when I did them. The video shows where I was painting to give you an idea of...

plein air painting Lerici Harbor

Episode 2: Lerici Harbor, Gulf of Poets

Update: Thank you to everyone who voted for my painting in the January 2020 BoldBrush Painting Competition, to make it one of the FAV15% winners. In this video, I show some of the steps and process I used to make this...