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Plein Air Take 2!

I took my next Plein Air expedition into the woods, I have lived next to Wimbledon Common now for four years and am still discovering new parts to it! I wandered past the windmill on Friday and stumbled across this gorgeous lake! Wimbledon Common Lake 360 from Lydia Orange on Vimeo. I tried out some …

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Painting Plein Air

Painting Plein Air (the fancy french word for outside), takes some planning, but is totally worth it! Painting from photos inside the safety of your studio seems like the obvious everyday option, especially when you live in England, the land of unpredictable weather. However there is something that comes alive in your work when you …

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Iceland: Sky

We had really good weather for October, it could have poured continually but instead we had glorious sun! Don’t get me wrong it was FREEZING COLD, but the sky was absolutely incredible. It looked like someone had spilt the pastel colours of their paintbox in the sky. Sky being one of my main painting subjects, …

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