Released Dec 2018:
En Plein Air: Watercolor

Expert techniques and simple step-by-step projects for creating dynamic landscapes in the open air with watercolor

Ron's first book introduces watercolor artists and fine-art enthusiasts to the core concepts of painting on location. This guide will have you fully prepared for a day of painting outdoors. Inside, you'll find a comprehensive list of what to pack to maximize your time, learn how to choose a subject and interpret it for a composition, discover how to deal with the challenges of shadows and shifting natural light, and hone your watercolor techniques.

The collection of step-by-step projects will help you gain new artistic skills as you create unique, dynamic artwork outside the studio. Perfect for artists looking to break outside the norm, En Plein Air: Watercolor is your complete guide to experiencing the unique rewards of painting on location with the invigorating medium of watercolor.

Check out Ron's schedule for upcoming book signing events.

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Article about Ron: Painting the Town, by Kelly Kane

SEPT 2018

Plein Air Magazine

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Cover Artist: Ron Stocke, plus article with tips for Plein Air Painting JUNE 2015

Plein Air Magazine

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Article by Ron: Out After Dark: Your Guide for Plein Air Painting at Night JUNE 2018

Watercolor Artist Magazine

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Article about Ron: In the Moment, by Michelle Taute

JUNE 2011

Plein Air Magazine

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Ron was one of the the 30 winners of the Annual Art Competition MARCH 2018

The Artists Magazine