Painting Buttermere

An hour-long plein air instructional video. Includes easel set-up and techniques for painting water and distance.

Painting Buttermere

  • Below you'll find a list of the basic colours I use – if you can, buy small tubes of them from your local art shop.


    If that's not possible,  I've put together two kits for you here. Use the code AOH10 for a 10% discount. Be warned: they only sell large tubes.


    Basic colours I use:

    • Titanium white
    • Cadmium yellow
    • Cadmium red
    • Alizarin crimson
    • Burnt sienna
    • French ultramarine
    • Cobalt blue


    These can be either Winton or Georgia student-quality oil paints.


    If you are feeling really posh and lavish, I also use these Michael Harding colours: