Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Plein Air painting at Arlington Court


It was lovely sitting in the gardens at Arlington Court one day last week,
with my easel for a spot of painting.

I took photos for reference and reminders of plants/composition possibilities






and did some sketches



albeit, some quick sketchy notes


but nonetheless reminders of colours and tones for future paintings



I'm not a botanical artist (photographs are for that to my mind) -
but I do love painting in a loose impressionist style.
For me it's more about the feeling of the subject that then appears on 
watercolour paper



The conservatory in the gardens with grass terraces 
(the grass terrace was where I set up my easel)

and did this painting...



and this one...














8 comments:

  1. Such wonderful paintings, and photos too. Greetings to you!

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  2. Love the conservatory piece, Ann. So creative and talented!

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  3. I like your paintings and 'quick sketches' better than the real thing! :D

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  4. I do like your conservatory painting, it's very good.

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    1. Thanks so much Eileen, I went with the feeling it gave spontaneously at the time :)

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