The best plein air equipment

The best plein air equipment

We asked you artists what your favourite plein air equipment is when you are out in action creating art in the field. Here are all your suggestions listed and some are hilarious! Pizza box and mirrors? Brilliant idea’s!

Landscape Painting

Landscape Painting

“Landscape Painting: Essential Concepts and Techniques for Plein Air and Studio Practice” is a comprehensive, genre-specific guide that focuses on the greatest challenges facing the landscape painter.

Water colour tips for beginners

Water colour tips for beginners

Water colour is one of the most challenging and exciting mediums. It is a highly transparent medium and can be used in many different styles, from super realism to extremely loose and everything in between.

How to choose water colour paper

How to choose water colour paper

There is so much and are so many different kinds of water colour paper on the market, its hard to know where to start. Here is some general advice and information about water colour paper, which I hope will help you.

Derwent Pencil Museum

Derwent Pencil Museum

Nestled amongst the beautiful hills and lakes, a little piece of British history has been drawing artists and art fans to Cumbria for generations.

Brain Training

Brain Training

Brains are strange things and need to be constantly challenged to keep them healthy and alert.  Here are a few artistic exercises to workout some of the grey matter!