Videos

30 Mar AFTERNOON TILL DAWN

White Nothe Chalk Faces, Jurassic coast, 25 – 26th March 2019, 150 x 220 cm, Acrylic on Canvas Military explosions, two helicopters, Nick photographing Peregrines, 1,000,000 flying beetles, crows and one pheasant, blocking the view for the occasional walker, still, warm and one huge gust of wind, This piece was...

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'Blazing Sun and Bitter Wind' Painting by Devon landscape artist Joe Webster

30 Mar BLAZING SUN, BITTER WIND

Old Harry Rocks, Jurassic Coast, 24.3.2019, 155 x 165 cm, Acrylic on Canvas   This piece was painted on a day of extreme contrasts. In sheltered areas there was a gloriously warm sun for a March day but on the edge of these cliffs the wind was really fierce and...

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‘Bluebells and Dormice’, bluebell art for sale by Devon landscape artist Joe Webster

04 Nov BLUEBELLS AND DORMICE

  I had the pleasure to paint this piece with the company of a few dormice and filmmaker Esmie Widlake, who produced this beautiful film about my practice. As with all my pieces it was painted 'en plein-air' / on location at Ladysmith Woodland, South Dartmoor...

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28 Jan YELLOW FIELD MAPLE ON BLUE

22 second time-lapse Video of a Yellow Field Maple filmed over 2 hours whilst painting. The palette flicks in-front of the camera whilst I was furiously trying to capture the intensity of the yellow leaves on the blue sky before the sun set! ...

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16 Jan THROUGH THE STORM

This piece was painted along with 'Incoming Storm' on a grey, dramatic, stormy day with no-one else around, (often my favourite conditions on the coast due to the drama and challenge). As I worked, a dark cloud appeared on the horizon and swiftly moved in...

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15 Nov YELLOW SPLASH

    This was an exciting piece to paint because of the drama from the high winds literally ripping the last of the colour from the trees as we approached winter. I am happy with the mark-making in the resulting piece, illustrated here with the skeletal contrasts...

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15 May CHASING THE FALLING TIDE

This was one of the first videos I made exploring ways to view, experience and capture a landscape beyond paint. I have focused on a small abstract section of the vista examining the complexity of layers within such a small area. I worked on the...

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British Bluebell Painting

15 May FAWN IN DANCING BLUEBELL RIVER LIGHT

This was a lovely tranquil day spent painting this scene, the warmth, the sound of the birds and water and at one point a young deer who emerged from a nearby coppice to watch me for a while. The changing, flickering light is caught well...

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14 May BLUEBELLS DOG WALKERS AND A PARROT

This video is a 'slow-burner' watch it until the light breaks through the canopy! I have been painting bluebells in their brief May window for over 10 years but this year I felt I had a real breakthrough in capturing the dappled, changing contrasts of...

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14 Feb BRANCHES AND CLOUDS

Captured in a moment with my iPhone on Dartmoor this was my first video. It's simple composition captures the multiple layers, textures and movement experienced within the landscape. This approach has led to a new perspective and documentation of my setting whilst I work, ultimately...

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