Tuesday, 12 November 2013
Here's some links where you can find examples of still life paintings:
Saturday, 29 June 2013
Outdoor Drawing and painting classes for July.
Our last session at Hadleigh Castle!
Here's a few more lined up for July and I'll post the dates for August and September as soon as I've got it all confirmed.
Monday 1st July - 1.30 – 4.30pm
Shoebury Common – Boats and Beach huts
Meet by Uncle Toms Cabin.
Monday 8th July - 1.30 – 4.30pm
Westcliff Gardens – Meet by the Cliffs pavillion
Wednesday 17th July – Urban Sketchers London 1.30pm – 8.30pm
Come along and join me at this free event.
Friday 26th July – Paper mill lock
10am – 4pm or how ever long you want! Free transport for up to 3 students from Southend area.
Monday 29th July – 1.30pm – 4.30pm.
Belfairs woods – meet near the cafe
If you've any questions please get in touch.
£7 for 2hrs or £10 for 3hrs
Each session with a short demonstration of sketching or painting techniques.
01702 615475 07951 931476
What to bring? Please bring: Warm, wind, sun and rain proof clothing on all occassions a hat and sun protection cream is also a good idea. This is England after all and you can soon get very cold sitting still even on a hot day!
Wednesday 17th July - Drawing Jacks London - A free sketching event in London's east end organised by Urban sketchers London. We'll be meeting other sketches at 3pm at Whitechapel tube station and then drawing around the east end. I will be leaving at approx 1pm from Southend East station. If anyone fancies joining me let me know and we can go as a group and get a group saver ticket or you could meet us on the way.
Any requests? I've started planning a few more outdoor trips for August and September so if anyone has any requests, either locations or days please let me know.
Other information useful information on working in the great outdoors:
Pinto Rapido – http://pintarrapido.com/ A painting on location competition happening in Chelsea on July 2013.
www.urbansketchers-london.blogspot.co.uk- a worldwide sketching blog with 100 sketching correspondents posting drawings from 30 different country’s.
www.urbansketchers.org - Drawings from a wide range of artists worldwide.
Uk plein air society – www.pleinairsociety.co.uk Sale of outdoor painting equipment as well as a facebook page were you can join and post your own images as well as seeing plein air paintings by other artists.
Plein Air Painters – another facebook page with artists posting images from around the globe.
Monday, 13 May 2013
Drawing and Paining on location Courses.
I've just started to have a look at a few dates on which to run my drawing and painting on location courses again this year and these two will be the first two dates. I'll post some more dates for the rest of June and July soon. Please let me know if there are any particular locations you'd like us to visit.
Monday 3rd June 1.30pm - 4.30pm Priory Park - Meet by the bandstand
Friday 21st June 9.30am - 12.30pm Hadleigh Castle - Meet by the Castle
Cost £7 for 2hrs and £10 for 3 hrs.
Please bring along a hat and warm clothes, sun protection, a stool or collapsible chair to sit on and your favorite sketching or painting medium.
Friday, 19 April 2013
Here's a few links to a few interesting sites if you're into drawing on location:
Wednesday, 9 January 2013
I've just read this article about art scams which is of interest.