After nearly two years of hard work and anticipation, my new beautiful book, Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee: Painting Technique & Professional Advice has hit the bookstands.

Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee Book Signing

This Wednesday, July 22 from 5PM – 7PM, I will be at my first book signing. Sponsored by Chapter One Bookstore, the event will be hosted by Kneeland Gallery in (Sun Valley) 217 1st Avenue North in Ketchum, Idaho. I hope some of you can come out and meet me and peek at the book.

If you are unable to attend, Fine Art Tips is available at all major booksellers including Barnes and Noble, and on Amazon, or through the North Light Book Shop. Or maybe you can attend my painting/social media workshop in France next September??? Click here to learn more about Fine Art Tips in France! Or call US: +1 (415) 331-9641, or France: +33 (0)4 68 69 48 40.

Fine Art Tips with Lori McNee book

“Now is your chance to peer into the brilliant minds of twenty-three fine art professionals and watch them paint! So please, sit back and enjoy this sacred journey behind the studio doors of today’s finest representational artists, and learn their valuable fine art tips, painting techniques and professional advice with me, Lori McNee!”

Here’s a bit more about the book…

Hardback Book: Available at the North Light Shop $23.35
Ebook: Available at the North Light Shop $23.35

Lessons of a lifetime. 24 modern-day masters share secrets to their success.

Since 2009, thousands of artists have flocked to Lori McNee’s for creative and professional advice. A social media guru as well as a professional artist, McNee has assembled a diverse and impressive group of today’s most popular artists to create Fine Art Tips (the book!), an unprecedented master class in representational painting and art business advice.

Fine Art Tips goes “behind the paintings” to show how 24 of today’s top artists transform dabs of paint into incredible still lifes, landscapes, portraits and wildlife art. Along the way, they generously share practical, real-world tips on everything from evoking the illusion of sparkling water to professional networking.

Plein air afficianado Ken Auster offers an unforgettable lesson on focal point. John Seerey Lester, a rock star in the world of wildlife painting, talks about the power of storytelling in paint. Joe Anna Arnett reveals her secret to painting white peonies, and Daniel Sprick discusses the foundations behind his classical portraits.

The advice in these pages can be life-changing for artists, both aspiring and established. For art-lovers in general, Fine Art Tips is a brilliant showcase of today’s top artists.

Inspired by Lori McNee’s art blog sensation,!

  • Illuminating tips, techniques and professional advice from 24 of today’s most highly acclaimed artists
  • 26 step-by-step demonstrations in oil, acrylic and pastel
  • A thrilling range of signature styles and subjects

CLICK HERE to buy it now!



by Lori McNee

Lori McNee is a professional artist who specializes in still life, and landscape oil paintings. She is an exhibiting member of Oil Painters of America, Plein Air Painters of Idaho, serves on the Plein Air Mag Board of Advisors, and is an Artist Ambassador to Arches/Canson/Royal Talens. As the owner of, Lori blogs about fine art tips, marketing, and social media advice for the aspiring and professional artist. As a social media influencer, Lori ranks as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women on Twitter, has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and named a #TwitterPowerhouse by The Huffington Post. She is a keynote speaker, has been a talk show host for Plum TV, writes for F+W Media publications including Artist’s Magazine, Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market, Photographer’s Market. Also, Zero to 100,000: Social Media Tips & Tricks for Small Businesses. Lori is also a member of the CBS Entertainment Tonight & The Insider Tweet Team.

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