A first sketch in pastels on the day of arrival at our apartment in Marseills
Posted: Thursday 1st January 2015
A small pastel painted in the centre of Aix en Provence in late October
A pastels sketch in place de lenche Marseille
A chance meeting with cartoonist and illustrator Lucy Bellwood en route for the UK
This is a small sketch in carre pastels and brush ink-pen of a small fishing village, Vallon des Auffes, on the outskirts of Marseilles. More in the same vein will follow in the next few days
Four videos and three demonstrations by Noel Garner painted on location in different lighting conditions, and finished in the studio, take you step by step through painting snow scenes with oil paint. £24 in the UK inc VAT($32 approx. without local tax)
This book contains a selection of 50 of Noel's favourite small outdoor paintings from 2011. The volume is in full colour, 7x7in. (18x18cm), 52 pages with 52 paintings. Available in softback, dustcover, or printed cover versions. A mix of oil and watercolour mediums. Please see further details for sample pages and how to order.
In this one hour video Noel Garner from Cambridge Art Academy introduces you to the basics of painting people, birds and animals. Focusing on watercolour - but including sketching and watercolour pencils - this content-packed video explains the essentials with lots of practical demonstrations.
On now til 1 March 2015
Noel Garner of Cambridge Art Academy is exhibiting 25 of his recent plein air pastels in Ely, UK in February 2014
Somehow Roos and me painting on a beach found its way onto a Dutch TV weather news bulletin
This article and video covers what tools you need to draw and paint birds outdoors, and advice on how to start producing art that catches the look and character of birds around you
In this article Noel compares a watercolour painting of Florence by Turner with a one of his own done twenty years ago, and an up to date photograph from the same viewpoint.
Noel recently spend a day sketching and painting on and around the River Thames in central London. Here he shares his video diary of the day and passes on some tips on how to make the most of a day out sketching by the river
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