Lynne Roebuck (Handwritten) 

Fine Art: What & why, plus a bit of how

Welcome to my fine art blog, written by me, a practicing professional fine artist, inbetween painting, making prints and all the rest of what an artist does.

Why making Yorkshire Art makes me a better artist

Written: Aug 2019

The county of Yorkshire has some awesome peaks worth climbing…

…and that's just the artistic ones! Here I explain why being a Yorkshire artist is a challenge, but a challenge that pays off ten-fold in artistic skills development.

Yorkshire art…

5 reasons I'm a landscape oil painter

Written: Aug 2019

My favourite paint for landscape paintings is oil

Here's 5 of the reasons why I prefer to work with the medium and why it's especially suited to landscapes.

My 5 reasons…

About my prices

Written: May 2019

How do I come up with my prices?

Pricing is always a challenge for an artist, especially today with more hobby artists each day effectively giving away their work and private galleries struggling.

My prices are the result of…

5 British Landscape Painters who influence my art

Written: February 2019

Or, why heroes are important

A short list of UK landscape painters, both deceased and living who inspire my own art…

Read why these heroes influence me…

What is a Plein Air painting?

Written: September 2018

What does 'Plein air' mean?

What is distinctive about a plein air painting and how are they made? A simple plain English description of what an oil painting described as 'en plein air' is.

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Making landscape art

Updated: October 2018

How I approach creating landscape art

I try to explain what I do that makes my art distinct to me

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Three FAQs about buying my original prints

Updated: July 2018

Buying my linocuts

Some of the questions I've been asked about my lino prints which you might find useful. These questions and answers do not apply to Giclée prints.

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Three kinds of print you're most likely to find for sale

Updated: July 2018

An easy to understand guide to…

The most common kinds of print that are offered for sale. Includes questions to ask in order to be sure which kind of print you're looking at if in doubt, and a little bit about hand made and machine made art prints.

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A modern landscape artist's fine art space

Updated: September 2017

A creative space: kit, light and walls that work; plus more skills and web

A bit about what I'm doing to rebuild my art practice after a ‘temporary’ pause which ended up being several years. These unavoidable set-backs life throws at us can be an opportunity however, and I describe the practical steps I've taken recently to get productive again, as a result of taking a fresh look at my creative space (artist studio).

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Some of my fineart