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About Linda

                                                    Oil Demonstration East Ruston Vicarage Garden Linda H Matthews

16 July 2016 - Windsor En Plein Air - one of 90 Artists selected to paint at Windsor Castle for Her Majesty the Queens 90th Birthday. Linda was awarded 2nd prize. for her oil painting "Cornets and Bayonets" painted on the north Terrace of Windsor Castle

"Cornets and Bayonets" - north Terrace Windsor Castle Oil painting

 

Working as a full time professional artist and tutor for over 17 years Linda  divides her time between Norfolk England and her house in L'Herault France,  she is  inspired by everything around her.

Prefering the freedom of painting from life, en plein air in the countryside, at home & abroad.

Founder of the UK’s first 4 day Plein Air Painting Festival “A Brush with the Broads”,
  her philosophy is "Wherever you look there is inspiration” she paints to uplift the observer.

Linda's work is in private & corporate collections worldwide, and has been selected for exhibition at the Designer & Artists Copyright Society.
    A qualified tutor, Linda writes for Leisure Painter &  has led courses for Artist & Illustrator Magazine, she is a Professional Associate of the Society of all Artist’s. 

As well as her own workshops & holidays Linda is an associate tutor at Flatford Mill & Epping Forest for the Field Studies Council, works with therealsicily.com and ShadesofFrance.com . She has appeared in local & national press as well as on Radio & Television.

2009 - NOW   Associate tutor Field Studies Council - Flatford Mill & Epping

2017                Tutor for the Real Sicily

2014 & 2016  Tutor for Shades of France

2014              Tutor for Alpha Painting Holidays

 

Contact: please e-mail linda@paintncanvasholidays.co.uk as I maybe working away.