Learn the techniques and inspiration of painting outdoors with this award-winning artist
Explore the world of painting with oils en plein air and enjoy the freshness and vibrancy of the work in this book - as well as the expert, down-to-earth advice of its author. Award-winning artist Haidee-Jo Summers explores the appeal of working outside with oils and the enormous benefits it can bring in terms of personal well-being. She also shares her techniques to allow the reader to invest their oil artwork with light, motion and life.
Packed with information that ranges from choosing a subject to advice on painting in all weathers, this book gives you an insight into the working methods of this dynamic artist, and shares the techniques to allow you to invest your own artwork with light, motion and life.
With dozens of Haidee-Jo's artworks to provide inspiration, and clear, step-by-step exercises and demonstrations throughout, this book provides an expert guide to the world of painting outdoors
About the Author
Haidee-Jo Summers is an award-winning artist whose work has appeared in exhibitions worldwide. Oils are her preferred medium, though she has taught in many different media, on subjects ranging from gardens to portraits. Hooked on plein air painting, Haidee-Jo paints anywhere, no matter how busy or crowded the setting, how complex the scene or how difficult the weather.
Since graduating from Leicester University in 1994, Haidee-Jo has received accolades, including the Young Artist's Award two years in a row by the Royal Institute of Oil Painters and the SAA Artist of the Year award in 2012. More recently her work has been chosen for the prestigious Royal Society of Marine Artists exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London. She was elected a full member of the Royal Institute of Oil painters (ROI) in 2016, and an associate member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) in 2017. haideejo.com
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