Tag Archives: Doncaster

Sunsets, farm houses and a recent preselection at the Mall Galleries.

I’m having a great time painting a new series of sunset studies over the past few days. For those of you that follow my work through social media and my blog, you will notice I’m quite restless and always on … Continue reading

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Lost in the woods uncovering secrets.

Thank you for stopping by my blog. I hope your year is off to a great start. I’ve not wasted any time getting myself into a new routine of work this year, already producing many intimate portraits of my children … Continue reading

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Plein air oil painting the Autumn Woodland 2015.

Autumn Woodland Preview. Oil on canvas, 60cm x 50cm. Here’s my second youtube video, this time with commentary and looking at a single painting in progress. I also discuss briefly my equipment and materials. The painting will soon be available … Continue reading

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Painting the bridges along The River Don….dodging stones!

  I recently had an idea which was to tackle every bridge along the River Don from Sprotbrough through to my home town of Conisbrough. I have 3 more bridges to paint in this series of paintings, all of which … Continue reading

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Racing against the sun! (Painting the garden)

Inspired by Monet, most of my paintings are painted from observation, ‘en plein air’ as the French say. Yesterday night I started these two paintings just as the sun had begun to set. I had only 20 minutes of light … Continue reading

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Painting the yellow fields

The past 2 weeks, we have had pretty nice weather here in Doncaster. So much so that Ive been able to get outside a lot to paint. Here’s a new series of paintings exploring the yellow fields, close to Cusworth … Continue reading

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Rolling clouds and yellow fields. Benefits of painting a series of works.

Today’s efforts, ‘Path through the field’, Oil on canvas panel, 18inch by 14inch. I had an incredible afternoon painting in this beautiful landscape not far from my home in Doncaster. I was mesmorized by the coming and going of the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Tea Rooms at night. Oil on panel, 40cm x 32xm

A recent painting made at night time at the Butler’s Tea Rooms in Doncaster. This was a very interesting project as I had to buy myself an LED clip on light in order to see my canvas. Looking forward to … Continue reading

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Problem of the Nocturne

From portraits to PLein Air Nocturnes. Here’s a preview of my new series of Nocturnes. My clip on LED light works a treat! Feel free to click on the image to visit my Facebook Page. https://www.facebook.com/andrewfarmerfineart?ref=hl

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