I will be teaching a plein air oil painting workshop at Assington Mill in Suffolk on Saturday 17th September 2016. Based at a 17th century watermill in 70 acres of private nature reserve, it would be hard to find a … Continue reading →
People often ask about the best equipment for plein air painting so here is a look at my kit and some links to suppliers. I have two kinds of easel that I use outside: a French Easel and a panel/palette … Continue reading →
I have been painting out in the snow again so thought I would pass on a few tips to keep you warm on your winter plein air painting trips.
The key to staying warm when you are painting in the cold is to dress in layers. Several thin layers will trap more warm air than one thick layer and can be easily adjusted to suit changes in temperature.Continue reading →
I rarely paint inside, prefering to work ‘en plein air’. This week I have been painting some larger studio pictures from my location studies so I thought I would share these photos taken around my studio. Click to view full … Continue reading →
I am frequently asked for advice on painting outside, sometimes by beginners, but often by quite accomplished studio painters. The following tips are replies to questions I have been asked recently. How do you deal with people watching, negative comments … Continue reading →