Kevin Gleason- Highlights and Reflections

By Kevin Gleason

46 pages, published 11/12/2019

This is a collection of landscape paintings from the California central coast and the Sierras by plein air artist Kevin Gleason. The short book includes the artist’s thoughts about the process of capturing the experience of a place on a canvas.

Highlights and Reflections: Paintings and Thoughts

This is a small 64 page 8×8″ paperback collection of some of my favorite paintings over the last couple of years. It includes written reflections on the practice of plein air painting, the design process, crafting compositions and thoughts on finding inspiration. It is a print-on-demand book, costs $15.20 (plus tax and shipping) and can be accessed at the link above.

Wild Seeds: Poems and Drawings

Wild SeedsThis unconventional, illustrated poetry book would feel most at home camping out on the nature shelves. In fact, it would be most comfortable outdoors being passed around a campfire or resting in the shade of a ripe apricot tree. Through writing and art, this book explores themes of ecology, backpacking, mindfulness and permaculture with humor and a playful perspective. Scattered through the book are “Some Assembly Required” pages where, with some cutting and folding along the dotted lines, artworks and poems themselves become transformable animated creations.  I wrote this book in 2013, and list past year updated it, taking out poems that seemed dated and adding some new favorites.

 It is available here on Amazon.