Albany Plein Air Group again

I have been out and about with the Albany Plein Air Group in recent months. Here’s a painting I did a couple of weeks ago in the Albany Whaling Station precinct. The White Garage 25x30cm oil on board. © Andy Dolphin And here’s the location shot. It was a...

Albany plein air group

I recently tagged along with the Albany plein air painters – a group of artists who choose a new location around Albany to paint or sketch every Thursday morning. Here’s some of my efforts from the last couple of weeks, including this week’s trip to the...

Plein air problems – shed landscape in oil

A couple of weeks ago I did my first watercolour painting. As a subject, I chose to repaint an old plein air oil painting of a rural shed near my home. My purpose was two-fold: firstly, to have a go at watercolour and, secondly, to fix a few of the problems in the...

First attempt at watercolour landscape

Before I left Perth to move to the country, around 14 years ago, I bought some watercolours, brushes and a pad of watercolour paper , with the expectation that I might start doing some plein air watercolour paintings. It never happened. Since buying them, the paint...