Autumn Plein Air Painting & Social Media Workshop with Lori McNee

A happy Autumn Plein Air Painting Workshop

SOLD OUT!  Join the Fine Art Tips newsletter (button on the righthand side of this blog) to receive information on upcoming workshops with Lori.  Announcing! Autumn Plein Air Painting & Social Media Workshop with Lori McNee October 3, 4, 5, 2012 (9AM - 4PM daily) Location: Sun Valley, Idaho Sponsored by Fine Art Tips and Royal Talens *This workshop is limited to 12 people worldwide. Normally this workshop would cost $450, but … [Read more...]

When Art and Gardening Meet

water lilies

Art and gardening are two of my favorite things...add in photography, and I have the perfect day! Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit, and paint an amazing garden at my friend's private estate during the Kneeland Gallery Plein Air Event. I thought you might enjoy seeing my photos of this exceptional high altitude gardening. Jane, the estate owner/gardener also happens to be a talented artisan.  A weaver by trade, Jane has … [Read more...]

Honoring Earth Day in My Own Private Idaho

earth day hiking idaho german shepherd

As an nature artist who lives in the mountains, I am particularly inspired by the Earth and her creatures. Today is Earth Day, so to honor the Earth in my own way, I thought I'd share a few Instagram photos of my own private Idaho. (I love taking Instagram photos with my cell phone when I don't want to to lug my big camera around). Earth Day, April 22, is considered the largest secular event in the world. Earth Day was founded by US … [Read more...]

My Weekend with Idaho’s Wild Horses

idaho wild horses mustangs

Horses have always been one of my favorite animals, plus the ancient horse originated here in Idaho over 3.5 million years ago and is the American icon of the west. So, when I got an invitation to spend a weekend in search of wild horses in the remote mountains of central Idaho, I jumped at the chance! It was Memorial weekend, but the snow flurries and wind chill made it feel more like March. My friends and I bundled up, packed our cameras, and … [Read more...]




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