Plein air painting, is a phrase borrowed from the French equivalent meaning “open (in full) air”. It is about leaving the studio and experiencing painting outdoors in the landscape.
The traditional and well-established method of painting en Plein Air incorporates the use of oil paint.
I enjoy Plein Air painting as the speed needed to capture the light and image at a particular moment of time is quite liberating after the precision and patience required to produce my detailed bird paintings.
Most Plein Air paintings measure 410mm x 305mm (16″ x 12″).
The exhibits in the gallery are watermarked and unauthorised duplication is strictly forbidden.