Pick up a Paintbrush
You don’t have to be Van Gogh or Rembrandt to pick up a paintbrush. Drawing and painting can be an absorbing hobby for anyone and landscape painting is an enjoyable and relaxing way of spending time outdoors.
Do not be discouraged if you haven’t put paint to paper since you left school – you may be pleasantly surprised by your finished artwork. No expensive equipment is necessary to start off with. To do a basic sketch all you will need is a cartridge paper sketchbook and some soft pencils (2B or 3B) which can be purchased in any good stationery shop. You will also need a small piece of board to press on, perhaps a folding chair and an eraser and pencil sharpener. If you want to paint, invest in a basic set of watercolours (you can mix the extra colours that you require) and…
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