Lori Putnam shares her own personal motivation, notes, and insights into painting with oils. Most anyone can follow a formula and produce a fairly decent rendering of a "noun;" that is, a... More > person, place, or thing. However, this booklet discusses tips for learning to capture “adjectives and adverbs;” the person’s character, interpreting the feeling of the place, or expressing the effects of light on the thing.
Easy to read with full-color examples of Lori's paintings showing how she thinks about design, color, and technique, every time she approaches a new canvas.< Less
This book by Lori Putnam offers a simple technique for painting en plein air, as well as advice for using and collecting subject matter. Putnam breaks it down into easy to follow steps with... More > illustrations.
Photo gallery of plein air and studio works has been updated as well as a glossary of terms in the 2012 revision.< Less