Architecture Painting on location can be trying. After another week of architecture painting outside I thought I’d share some of my challenges. The Weather : Fortunately the elements have been relatively kind. The wind only require me to tie down the easel and spread the … Continue readingPitfalls of Architecture Painting en Plein Air
Landscape Painting often involves plein air sketching. That translates as “painting outside” to the average person. I have done landscape paintings and sketched outside in the past and will do so in the future. But there’s nothing quite like painting in the studio. Especially when … Continue readingLandscape Painting – Indoors or out?
Ever wonder what happens in an Artist’s Studio? The short answer is anything, artists’ techniques and creations are so varied it’s impossible to sum them up in one post. Even a single artist never does exactly the same thing on two consecutive days. I can, … Continue readingArtist’s Studio – A Day in the life of an Artist
Finally the H van painting I promised you is here. It feels like I’ve been working on this one forever! I started it on the first Sunday of Bucks Open Studios all those weeks ago. Here’s where it began, with the squaring up. (Tracedown paper … Continue readingH-Van Painting in London
Plein Air Sketching #2 We’re already a week into Bucks open Studios and it’s been busy. On the first day I was at Green Dragon and decided to do some Plein Air Sketching outside our venue. The weather was perfect, a bit dull but warm … Continue readingPlein Air Sketching in Dragon Country