HOW TO PAINT THE FARM    LESSON 2, PAGE 3

Let's Start with the Sky...

The sky should set the entire atmosphere of the scene

 

 

Blue patches of sky and summer cumulus cloud  improve the warmth of the scene

Here, fine slashed lines in the sky give the impression of strong winds

Exciting storm clouds gathered above this Suffolk barge while I sat on the edge of the river to paint.

The tide mill at Woodbridge

These illustrations of Paris street lamps for a book lent themselves to being set against dramatic skies.