Plein Air Painting

Ive been doing a lot more pleinair painting lately, and enjoying it immensely even though we are in the middle of winter, its great to get out side. Some days Ive been caught out with rain showers, and wind. Its nice to be able to see the colours at a greater depth and it give […]

Plein Air Painting

Pleinair painting, helenblairsart

What and Where Do I Paint Plein Air? Your subject matter is entirely up to you, but remember that you don’t have to paint everything you see; be selective, think about what the essence of the scene is. Focus on what you see, not what you can imagine or intellectualize about the subject. You’ll see […]

Handy Painting Box

Paint box, helenblairsart

Im finding my Pocket Paint Box very handy for trips out and about. This is one I did a few days ago,my boys age 12 and 10 were out having fun in their raft while I had a relaxing time painting on the beach. Brought this Pocket Painter Box in America as I couldn’t find […]

Beach Walk Painting

pleinair paintbox, helenblairsart

While I sat in my car today waiting for my daughters bus coming back from collage, it was pouring with rain so I got out my Guerrilla Painter box and started painting the scene in front of me. Its a small pocket size so is perfect for painting from the car. I managed to get […]