I’ve been attending the Surrey Hills Plein Air sessions most Fridays now and have been really enjoying them. Its good to have the discipline of going out, regardless of how cold it is and getting a sketch or painting completed. Also meeting other artists with the same interest is fun.
It’s really difficult drawing outdoors as your brain sucks you in to thinking sizes, shapes and colours are one thing – when you look again and they are quite different. There is a pressure to complete a picture but in truth I rarely do as I normally take on a subject too complicated for a 2 hour session.
Below are two pictures from recent trips;