• St. James's Park

    22 days ago - By Peter Barker's Paintings

    Oil, 9 x 12 inches
    Here's my two-hour effort from the magnificent British Plein Air Painters' paint-out at St.James's Park back in October, where the entire park was monopolised by artists, causing lots of passers by to have a chat and wonder what was going on! I couldn't resist the contrast of the overhanging foliage set against the backdrop of blue trees on the distant shreline. The chap leaning against the fence was there for about a minute allowing me to dash him in. I tickled it up in the studio with the help of a couple of photos as aide memoires, and hopefully it captures the...
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  • The en plein air painter and Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

    The en plein air painter and Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

    22 days ago - By Wet paintings

    De en plein air schilder oil on canvas - 24 x 30 cm painted on location - Thurs 22 Feb 2018
    €245
    I was invited to go out painting by my good friend and colleague, Dimitris. He took me to one of his favorite places in Rijswijk, Landgoed Te Werve. It was cold but the Sun was in our favour, casting a brilliant light, illuminating all the warm colors found in this park. Not a usual subject matter for me, but I couldn't help but to think of how the impressionists worked together, en plein air, thus this work was created.
    Nieuwe Kerk, Delft oil on panel - 20 x 30 cm painted on location - Oct...
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