27 Sep West Wind Fine Art – An Enduring Influence

Artist, teacher and author Richard
Schmid was a beloved figure to countless artists working in the genre of contemporary realism. The author of Alla Prima: Everything I know about Painting, a go-to instructional book for representational painters, and a firm believer in the benefits of painting in groups, Schmid was known for his passion for art, teaching and life. An artist of international renown, he was lauded as a painter’s painter who masterfully applied his classical style across mediums and genres.