A lesson learned from ‘plein air painting’

A lesson learned from 'plein air painting'

After arriving at my painting location, which happened to be under the A1 motorway bridge in Doncaster, I quickly realised I had forgotton my brushes…….

I wasn’t about to cycle all the way home without having a go at a painting so I ripped off a small piece of cloth from my painting rag and fashioned it into something which resembled a tiny cushion and began to paint with it.

This is the result, a fairly interesting painting and a very muddy hand.

Lesson learned:

ALWAYS double check that you have everything before setting off. Have a checklist.

NEWS: I have now begun to add buy it now buttons to various paintings on my blog, feel free to visit the various Art sections via the links in the main menu.

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About Andrew Farmer

I am an Artist creating in South Yorkshire in the UK. My work is mainly inspired and painted directly from nature, timeless and traditional.
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One Response to A lesson learned from ‘plein air painting’

  1. neath says:

    Reblogged this on PostArctica and commented:
    Stumbled on this and remembered how enthusiastic I was about freeway art just a few years ago in they heyday of Walking Turcot Yards. Now I am thinking that my friend, Reb Frost, could probably do a pretty good Turcot painting, perhaps the old Yards really do need some closure after all.

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