Experiencing the natural world through art
Finnish summer Landscapes R.W.A.
I was lucky to get a free place on the Royal West of England Academy Zoom workshop run by Catherine Knight. The topic was Finnish Summer landscapes. First week we copied a landscape from a selection of Finnish artists. . I have always loved this oil by Gallen-Kalleila since first seeing it in the National Gallery, London. They bought it in 1999. Second week we did an oil from our own images. I had painted Findhorn Bay in November (outdoors at 5.C) but still had images of amazing sunsets I wanted to paint. I don't paint from photos normally but we are still in lockdown.
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trying to paint on top of a cliff in november