Monday, 22 August 2011

New Book From ROI President Peter Wileman Out Now

Peter Wileman  new book, closely linked to the theme of his DVD Painting Light In Oil has just been published  by Batsford Books.

In it Peter revleals the secrets of his paintng style and shows how he tackles both studio painting and plein air work. There is chapter on materials and colours as well as tackling  subjects like  painting the changing seasons and exploring light. The book contains more than a hundred stunning paintings by Peter and is currently a snip on Amazon for £11.89 - that's more than £7 off the list price. Order here: Painting Light in Oil

Here are some images from the book.

Friday, 19 August 2011

Join Brian Ryder AROI For An Oil Landscape Masterclass

Fans of Norfolk based landcsape painter Brian Ryder will have the chance to join him for a day's masterclass on Sunday October 30.
The event is also being filmed  by Town House Films for release as a DVD in time for Christmas. Brian will paint two full demonstrations  on the day and those taking part will have the opportunity to ask questions and maybe even feature on the DVD - so global stardom beckons!

Here are some  recent paintings from Brian.

The event is being staged at the splendid PIcturecraft Gallery in the picturesque Georgian market town of Holt just four miles from the Norfolk Norfolk coast.  Such painting hotspots as Blakeney Harbour and Cley Next the Sea with its much painted windmill are less than a 10 minute drive away so who not make a weekend of it?

Additionally the next door art materials shop is being opend up specially and those attending will be offered a special discount.

Tickets cost £55 for the day include a picnic lunch with wine or fruit juice and tea and coffee.

Numbers are strictly limited so book early to avoid dissapointment. You can reserve a place by phone by calling the Picturecraft Gallery on 01263 711040 or email them for more details: