Toby Ray's Blog

Plein Air Painter World Record Attempt at Land’s End

Plein Air Painter World Record Attempt at Land’s End

Today I’m off to Land’s End to take part in a spectacular art installation world record attempt to see how many plein air painters can paint in one place at one time. The world record attempt is organised by Newlyn School of Art and is in aid of the creation of a new stretch of Cornwall coast path between Sennen and Land’s End.

Exhibiting at the Totterdown Front Room Arts Trail

Exhibiting at the Totterdown Front Room Arts Trail

This summer at the Art Shack was the busiest one ever and it was awesome to see so many of you enjoying my artwork. Now that autumn is here it’s ti...

The Art Shack at Treyarnon Bay

The Art Shack at Treyarnon Bay

Painting en plein air at my favourite surf spots around the North Cornwall coast has always drawn curiosity from passers-by. Tourists, walkers and ...

Oil Paintings by Toby Ray

Oil Paintings by Toby Ray

When I was studying for my fine art degree, I dabbled with many art mediums and loved the challenge of turning my hand to different techniques to c...

Living the Dream with Surf Artist Toby Ray

Living the Dream with Surf Artist Toby Ray

An Interview with Contemporary Surf Artist Toby Ray Where do you live and what are the breaks like around your way? I live on the North coast ...