Ep.115: Bryan Mark Taylor on being a plein air artist

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Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Bryan Mark Taylor, a painter, lecturer, inventor and world traveler! He is most known for his plein air paintings and his work has been featured in Fine Art Connoisseur, Plein Air, and other publications.

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Key Takeaways

“Put yourself into situations where it’s either sink or swim and go for it. Jump in with both feet!”

  • Bryan loves to travel and meeting new people because the world is changing so much.
  • He says “There is nothing stranger than life” and the best movies and ideas draw inspiration from the natural world
  • Bryan is inspired by ‘junk’ – places that are turning into junk – plastic, junk is interesting to paint for the reflections of light
  • Bryan is living a minimalist life, keeping things simple, the Steve Jobs way. He has suitcases ready in case of travel opportunities
  • Bryan advises that he always believed that a hard working person will ultimately find a market

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Special thanks to Bryan for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Bryan Mark Taylor, used with permission

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