Last Sunday I went out painting with Julie Baker who is a keen painter of the Fens with its huge skies.  I chose a distant view of the river going round behind dark distant trees. Just as important for me was that it was out the wind. I was very pleased with the over all…

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Hi, Went out to Aldreth out in the Fens recently. Interesting and pretty remote  but previously I have never got the feel of the place.  I really got into it this time.  Completed a painting in the morning, then another late afternoon.  The rest of the day I spent sketching. I am aiming to have…

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  Hi, Found a great new spot for painting – providing you have plenty of insect repellent for the mosquitos. Berry Fen is a small RSPB reserve with great views of Bluntisham church on its small rise.   Tried to improve my tonal values on this one as looking back at recent posts some of my…

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