I hope you’re all safe and well in these interesting times. I have been coasting along in a daze, wondering what time it is, what day it is, and slowly reverting back to my teenage sleep patters or stay up all night and sleep all day. fortunately, now that we can leave the house as […]
Important things I learned in Staithes
Block in dark tones, simplify shapes and build details from there keep brush strokes lively (blending not really needed) don’t get caught up in unnecessary detail details don’t need to be precise just an impression you don’t need every colour under the sun but warm pale yellow puts the sunshine in, and cerulean blue […]
En plein air with Haidee-jo Summers at Staithes
I went on a plein air painting workshop with Haidee-jo Summers in Staithes, North Yorkshire. I managed to complete five paintings and have one unfinished due to watching Haidee demonstrate and an oncoming migraine. We started off on Friday morning with tonal value paintings. Lots of squinting all around! The hard part was trying […]
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