Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea 2016 Prize Winners The Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea 2016 Artist Prize Winners chosen from over 80 paintings by 19 artists, were: Alfie Carpenter (1st), Tanya Pawsey (2nd), Brian Korteling (3rd) with judge’s commendations to last year’s third placed winner Jack Godfrey and also 2015’s second placed winner Alfie Carpenter -in addition to his first place … Read more
Paint the North Norfolk Coast at Dawn For 2017 public paint outs and workshops including the 17 September Wells sunrise paintout on see here Paint Out Wells runs 16-18 September on the North Norfolk Coast and invites artists of all ages and abilities to join the competition artists on the Wells quayside this Sunday morning to paint the … Read more
Painting Workshop in Wells, Norfolk Paint Out Wells offers the following art workshop on Saturday 17 September in Wells-next-the-Sea, North Norfolk – Painting En Plein Air Under Changing Light Art Workshop with award-winning experienced artist and tutor, Michael Richardson. Offered to local and visiting amateur, aspiring and experienced artists, as well as members of the Paint Out competition – all … Read more
Paint Out Wells 2016 Painting Festival The North Norfolk plein air painting and art competition returns in September. This year, the theme is light and time and we plan to paint from sunrise to sunset across the weekend – well, in reverse actually! Some places remain for artists still wanting to enter the Paint Out Wells 2016 art event. Wells Submit … Read more
Paint Out Wells People’s Choice Prize As part of Paint Out Wells 2015 some 100 competition artworks by the artists were displayed during a weekend Exhibition at which members of the public were encouraged to vote for their favourite artist’s work on display. Hence the prize was both democratic and not influenced by either the judges or team. The winner by a fair … Read more
Paint Out Wells Sunrise Artists Prize As part of Paint Out Wells 2015 artists were encouraged to rise early and paint the sunrise at Wells-next-the-Sea beach. This was not part of the main competition and so was optional. We are grateful to Rosemary & Co for their sponsorship of a brushes set prize for the best Paint Out … Read more
As part of Paint Out Wells-next-the-Sea we are hosting an Artists Question Time on Thursday 10 September 6/6:30-8pm with a panel comprising: Nicholas Barnham, Brian Ryder, Godfrey Sayers, Trevor Woods.
The format will be relaxed yet familiar to political or gardening Question Time panel discussions. Please arrive between at or after 6pm for a 6.30 start. Drinks may be brought in.
Oil Painting Workshop in Wells-next-the-Sea Michael Richardson is a very experienced artist and veteran of Paint Out Norwich 2014 and entrant in Paint Out Wells 2015. He was brought up in post-war Suffolk, “Constable Country”, and educated at Ipswich School and Ipswich College of Art and later in Paris. His work has also been exhibited in the RSMA, RBA, … Read more
Watercolour Art Workshop in Wells-next-the-Sea Richard Bond is a Norwich-based artist, working mainly in oils and watercolour, whose work has been exhibited in various regional and national group shows such as the Singer & Friedlander/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, the Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Competition, and the Royal Watercolour Society Open Competition. Richard will offer the following art workshop on … Read more
“You can’t paint that anymore these days” Why can’t you paint what has been painted before? German artist, Hermann Albert asked in 1972 of whether one can still paint an idyllic Tuscan countryside scene. “Why can’t you? You can do everything. Why should anyone tell me I can’t paint a sunset?” “In the summer of … Read more