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Sky Portrait Artist of the Week

Sky Portrait Artist of the Week

What is Portrait Artist of the Week? Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Week  or PAOTW is an initiative by Sky and the PAOTY (Portrait Artist of the Year) team to help occupy all us lockdown artists busy during this Covid 19 outbreak. The first of their Live Videos was...

Plein Air Painting Tip 2

Plein Air Painting Tip 2

Plein Air painting in sunlight, artists tip. Why is my painting so dark? Find out why now! When you start out plein air painting you can find problems seeing the correct tones in a painting. This is especially difficult when your canvas or paper is in the sun. The sun...

IBBAS Paint Out Competition Blythburgh

IBBAS Paint Out Competition Blythburgh

IBBAS Paint Out Competition 2019 This Competition deserves better exposure. The IBBAS... Inspired By Becker Art Society promotes the work of the local artist Harry Becker 1865 - 1928. He exhibited along side Sisley and deserves better recognition for his work which...

Pintar rapido 2019

Pintar rapido 2019

Pintar Rapido 2019 "create a painting in a day" The Pintar Rapido is open to both professional and amateur artists... the challenge is to paint a view of London in one day. This great event for Plein Air painters takes place every year during June or July. Chelsea...

Plein Air Painting Tip 1

Plein Air Painting Tip 1

Plein Air Painting Top Tip 1 SQUINT The Number 1 not to be undervalued, never to be forgotten technique!If you are at a stage where terms like Value, Tone and Notan are confusing my number one tip is to SQUINT. Why Squint? Because this reduces the complexity of what...

Paint Out Cambridge

Paint Out Cambridge

Review of Paint Out Cambridge Monday 13th- Wednesday 15th May 2019. 25 - 30 artists painted locations around the Cambridge City Centre doing 3 hr morning and afternoon sessions. There was also an option to do a nocturne on Monday and Tuesday, however, this time of...

Dedham Plein Air Painting Competition 2019

Love Dedham: Plein Air Painting CompetitionOrganised by the Munnings Museum Friday & Saturday 13/14 September 2019 9.30am-3.30pm Entry fee: £20 for one day / £35 for two days I have just found out the dates for the next Dedham Plein Air Painting competion...