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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Encounter: Interview with Lyn Asselta

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I spoke recently with Maine artist Lyn Asselta as part of my ongoing interviews of artists from my new book, Beautiful Landscape Painting Outdoors: Mastering Plein Air.  Lyn holds top designations in several organizations, including Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America and Eminent Pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies.  Her award-winning paintings have been exhibited in shows throughout the US as well as in France and China, and she's also a much-sought-after teacher for both studio and plein air pastel workshops. (Website:

I've known Lyn for many years, and it was a pleasure working with her on the book and interviewing her for this video.  You can watch the video below or at this link:

In case you haven't heard about my book, it features 15 master artists who share their tips and techniques for plein air painting.  This 160-page book is packed with demonstrations, illustrations and, of course, beautiful paintings.  The book, which will come out March 2022, is available for pre-order from both Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  You can get details at the following links:

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