Plein air painting on the farm



Start with coffee and a short demonstration, at your base in Marilyns studio. You will be walked around the farm, to show you a few places of interest. soup and homemade bread for lunch back at base. Tea and coffee whenever you would like it. meet up at 3.15 in studio to view work. Study shapes, light, and colors in the open air and learn to capture the atmosphere and mood of a place with brushes and any medium The French expression "en plein air" refers to the act of painting outdoors and encourages people to move their studios out in nature. You will start the day with a coffee or tea, whilst Marilyn explains a few tips on getting the best out of painting outside. You will see a short demonstration with a few tips and guidance. how to capture the atmosphere and fleeting light of a landscape while painting in situ. Choose your spot and this will be your studio, depict what's in front of you using your choice of paints. By the end of the day, you'll be able to set up a workspace anywhere and effortlessly recreate your surroundings on canvas.

What's included in the price?

Hints and tip with advice on painting outside. Short demonstration, tea and coffees on tap toilets handy. Homemade soup & homemade bread lunch.


5½ hours (10:00am to 3:30pm)

Cancellation policy

Strict - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts



Marilyn Allis

with Craft Courses since 2019

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Popular TV artist and winner of ‘Artist of the Year’ 1999, with the SAA. She has featured on ‘Fraser & Friends’, ‘A Splash of Paint’ She was also a contestant in channel 4’s Water Colour Challenge series. Author of 3 books including the best seller ‘People aren’t Scary, really’ she also demonstrates and teaches for art on cruise ships. She has been a regular tutor at the ‘All about Art’ Writing regular teaching articles for art publications and test products for the art industry.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Limited mobility
  • Romantic
  • Hen dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Pet lovers
  • Parking provided
  • Easter
  • Suitable for beginners
  • UK Holiday
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Spooky
  • Intermediate level
  • Stag dos
  • Father's Day
  • Advanced/pro level
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Rogers Hill Farm, Briantspuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HJ