Plein air painting

A Brush With The Broads

Just returned from “A Brush with The Broads”, a four day plein air painting event based in the Norfolk Broads organised by Linda H. Matthews. Registering on Thursday afternoon around thirty artists had their chosen supports officially stamped with the ABWTB logo and we were then off to paint within the beautiful Broads. As it…

Read More

Painting at Loch Earn Scotland

I  have recently enjoyed a short break in Scotland. Didn’t really have much time for painting but managed this small oil sketch of Ben Vorlich from the shores of Loch Earn. It was fascinating watching just how quickly the weather changed from bright sunshine to freezing driving rain. One minute the mountain was bathed in…

Read More

Christmas at Blakeney

I have just returned from a lovely Christmas break in Blakeney on the North Norfolk coast and managed to combine the usual festivities with a little plein air painting. Luckily the weather was dry but very cold and windy, tricky conditions for painting outside. I gave myself about 75 minutes to complete the oil sketch…

Read More