Sea, stones, and squawking of birds in works of plein air artist Rebecca Thorley-Fox.

Born in Cheshire, Becky moved to the West coast of Wales in 2010 where she finds a vast source of inspiration in the wild landscape, from the mountains to the rugged coastline and offshore islands. Working directly from nature has enabled her to develop a thorough knowledge of the behaviour and visual language of wildlife …

The sets for sketching. Overviewing and сomparison.

Bag and pencil-case, sketchbook ‘Large Aqua’ and 9 colours palette An excellent choice for long journeys, frequent trips and productive sketching. You can easily put into the bag not only a sketchbook, a palette, brushes and extra paints , but a purse, or a wallet, IDs and documents and a bottle for water. 2. Pencil-case …

How we were travelling with paints around the Pskov Region.

In June we hit the trail to the land of ancient fortresses, old temples, soulful people and spectacular views. They were five days of walking, hiking, painting, and atmosphere of creating. Pskov, Izborsk and Porhov stayed in your memories and canvases.We were accompanied by the artists:Victoria KotovaLarisa KondakovaKarina AndriasyanAnastasia SmelayaMaria Chernobrovkina And the founder of …

Gouache painting, clouds and open-air plain subjects with Alexandra Trofimova

Alexandra Trofimova’s works impress me personally with the combination of simplicity of chosen subjects and spectacular and bright technics which convey moods. In her landscapes, there is always something familiar, something you are passing by everyday,  paying no attention to: a red bricked five-storied house, a blue fence around a playground, handmade bird feeders, a …