Paint Out Wells 2016 Artist Winners, Prizes & Awards

Judges Nicholas Barnham and Amanda Geitner revealing First Prize at Paint Out Wells 2016 Alfie Carpenter Hoping for Sun photo by Katy Jon Went

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

Wells-next-the-Sea Sunday Sunrise Paint Out on the Quay

The Albatros and Well-next-the-Sea quayside at dawn sunrise, Paint Out Wells, Photo by Katy Jon Went

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 En Plein Air Under Changing Light Art Workshop with Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson Art Workshop at Paint Out Wells 2015 Photo by Katy Jon Went

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 Norfolk plein air Art competition returns 16-18 September

Richard Bond, 'Red, Blue and Yellow' watercolour at Paint Out Wells 2015 Photo by Mark Ivan Benfield

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 Exhibition Vote People’s Choice Prize to Chris Daynes

Chris Daynes Paint Out Wells 2015 ©Katy Jon Went

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 Rosemary & Co Prize to Roy Connelly

Roy Connelly Sunrise oil painting Paint Out Wells, Norfolk 11 Sep 15

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

Wells-next-the-Sea Artists Question Time

Artists Brushes

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.

An Introduction to Oil Painting En Plein Air Workshop with Michael Richardson

Artist Michael Richardson painting Norwich Market Paint Out 22 Oct 2014

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

Intermediate En Plein Air Watercolour Painting Workshop with Richard Bond

Artist Richard Bond painting Norwich Forum roof Paint Out 22 Oct 2014

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

Why should anyone tell me I can’t paint a sunset? – Hermann Albert

Thomas Cole L Allegro Italian Sunset 1845

“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

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