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In parts 1 and 2 of "Holiday Transit" Jonathan demonstrates another holiday themed painting. Along with technical advice and instruction, he will describe the story behind the painting, and what he looks for in a subject. He will discuss how a ...
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In parts 1 and 2 of "Holiday Transit" Jonathan demonstrates another holiday themed painting. Along with technical advice and instruction, he will describe the story behind the painting, and what he looks for in a subject. He will discuss how a ...
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The third and final installment of this series takes the outdoors to the indoors where Jonathan explains his analysis process of plein air paintings. He pinpoints the areas of improvement and where good aspects can be enhanced even more. It is a look ...
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In part two of this plein air series, Jonathan moves through the latter stages of a plein air scene. Color, atmosphere, and edges are part of the process layering on top of the established composition and shapes, exemplifying the colors and energy of ...
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In part one if this plein air series, Jonathan talks about choosing a subject and establishing a composition when in the field and on location. Part one carries through establishing dark and light shapes, and the beginning stages of color ...
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In the third and final installment of "Retirement Plans", Jonathan will carry through to completion this charming painting of an old watercraft next to a boat shed. The painting almost serves as a portrait of the property owner, without depicting the ...
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In this video Jonathan reworks a painting that had a foundation in Plein air, but needed some changes to bring it to a place of stronger impact and interest. Also, he casually discusses some of his experience and offers some helpful suggestions for ...
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Watch as Jonathan McPhillips paints in his en plein air style the beautiful back yard and shed he discovered while staying at a friend's home.
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Watch as Jonathan McPhillips paints in his en plein air style the beautiful back yard and shed he discovered while staying at a friend's home.
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Follow along with Jonathan as he paints a couple working fishing boats en plein air in Stage Harbor, Chatham Massachusetts on Cape Cod.
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Follow along with Jonathan as he paints a couple working fishing boats en plein air in Stage Harbor, Chatham Massachusetts on Cape Cod.
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Join Jonathan as he paints a lovely scene of shellfishing skiffs en plein air in lovely Wickford Rhode Island. Paint along with him as he describes what he's doing and why.
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Jonathan continues to travel Rhode Island painting en plein air. Today he's at lovely Galilee Docks in this two part series. Part 1
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Jonathan continues to travel Rhode Island painting en plein air. Today he's at lovely Galilee Docks in this two part series. Part 2
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Join Jonathan as he paints live en plein air at the Benson Preserve in lovely Rhode Island. Paint along with him as he describes what he's doing and why. Part 1
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Join Jonathan as he paints live en plein air at the Benson Preserve in lovely Rhode Island. Paint along with him as he describes what he's doing and why. Part 2
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In this video Jonathan travels to Lafayette Falls Rhode Island, where he continues his plein air trek across the state
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Join Jonathan McPhillips as he continues to plein air paint across Rhode Island.  Today's session is a painting of a beautiful green sailboat with lovely reflections in Wickford, RI (part 1)
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Join Jonathan McPhillips as he continues to plein air paint across Rhode Island.  Today's session is a painting of a beautiful green sailboat with lovely reflections in Wickford, RI (part 2)
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Join Jonathan McPhillips as he continues to plein air paint across Rhode Island.  Today's session is a painting of the Schooner "Tree of Life".
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In this video Jonathan McPhillips paints the Gilbert Stuart museum "en plein air".  Watch along and see how he sets up and blocks in his initial painting and then finishes a completed painting in 50 minutes!
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Jonathan continues plein air painting across Rhode Island with this lovely painting of the rocks at Fort Wetherill harbor.
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Please join Jonathan as he travels to beautiful Beavertail State Park in Rhode Island to paint today's plein air demo
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