Exhibition at the Rheinberg Town Hall – all set

Our NAROMA Art Club is now also exhibiting at the Town Hall in Rheinberg on the banks of the river Rhine.

A press photographer came to take pictures and a reporter interviewed us. We are hoping for a good review and we expect a lot of people will see the exhibition. There are certainly many people going in and out on official business including weddings.

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Exhibition at the Rheinberg Town Hall

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Town Hall Rheinberg

In addition to the recent exhibition at a Shopping Centre in a nearby town our NAROMA Art Club will be exhibiting at the Town Hall in Rheinberg on the banks of the river Rhine. Peter Kempf, our art tutor has already had a solo exhibition there himself. He has now seen to it that our members can show their works at the same venue. The press gave Peter a very good review and we are expecting them to come again for the opening presentation this coming Monday.

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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre

Last week our NAROMA Art Club opened an exhibition at a shopping centre in a nearby town. The centre organizers have given us a contract for a large empty shop to use for the next 6 months. The photos give you an impression of the show. The two shop windows are 4m wide each with a 2m wide door in the middle. There are more than 80 paintings large and small.

The shop will be brightly lit during opening hours referring interested parties to our online service for enquiries. On Saturdays the shop will be open and we are going to take turns manning it and painting live in front of the visitors.

The society´s name is an acronym for natural, realistic, original masters (NA RO MA)

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Koekkoek Painters at B.C. Koekkoek House Cleves 2019

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On Sunday Sept.29 my friend Peter and I will give a presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. It will be our fourth year to have been invited to exhibit and sell our works.

Peter and I will paint live in front of the visitors recreating works inspired by the 19th century Dutch master. We have been dubbed “The Koekkoek Painters” by the curator of the Museum. The photos above give you a glimpse of the show with paintings from miniatures to large-scale canvases.

We are expecting a number of visitors to come to the museum since all the shops will be open for the town´s festival.

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Artists on German TV – David Alldridge

Every month the international group of artists AERA present a member on German TV.

artist David Alldridge

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This month the production is about the Australian artist David Alldridge who specializes in pastels. The film is a co-production with Graeme Stevenson´s Colour in Your Life series.

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In my series of films on my slot on a German tv channel I present artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art. The films are being broadcast several times a month. Members have their work put in front of a wide audience. German subtitles are added where necessary to make it accessible to viewers who are less fluent in English. The productions are not only shown on the German TV channel several times over but they have also been entered into the station´s free public media library.

Furthermore Zattoo offer a live stream for subscribers in Europe. You can register for free. It will give you access to 89 tv channels. One of them is NRWision which features our AERA programmes several times a month.

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How to dispose of Acrylic Water


Here is another idea of what to do with your acrylic waste water. I pour mine into a tub containing the tissue I´ve used to dry my brushes on. As I don´t use too much water per sitting it only takes a day or two to dry. The tub and tissue can be used again and again until the tissue becomes rock solid. Then it goes to the dump as stipulated by our local disposal regulations.

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Happy to have been invited to join the Grandmasters

I am very happy to have been invited to join one hundred contempory artists whose works and biographies are being featured on the grandmasters website. The site´s curator Beatrice Cloake NAPA has selected today’s Grandmasters of Art from the many thousand websites available.
Beatrice wants the world to be once more educated in Fine Art. She is fighting in the name of all artists who believe in their craft and dedicate their lives to well executed work.

You will enjoy every page of the grandmasters website.

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Updated an older post

If you link to other websites you sometimes end up with broken links. The item you wanted to tell your followers about has disappeared.

This morning I discovered one of those unfortunate connections. I have replaced the link so that you can enjoy the wonderful work of an excellent contemporary painter. It is a 17 minute time lapse speed painting video showing the creation of a beautiful landscape. Please take a look it is well worth it.

 

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Summer Festival of Art Exhibition 2019

photo Lynn Drake

Spanish Barn Exhibition

Today the grand Summer Exhibition of Art opens at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay. My award winning miniatures will be there as well. The exhibition is staged by the Torbay Guild of Artists which I am also a member of.

There will be very many paintings on display which can be seen until September 1.

Event Date:
17 th August through 1 rst September 2019 open Tuesdays to Sundays 10 am to 5 pm
Venue:
Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay TQ2 5JE
Car parking is only a short 3 min walk away.
Admission is free.

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Preparing an Exhibition at a Shopping Centre

NAROMA Art ClubOur NAROMA Art Club are preparing an exhibition at a shopping centre in a nearby town. We contacted the centre organizers about vacancies. These days so many premises have been left abandoned as shoppers are buying online more and more.

One day people may realize that it is much more fun to see the things they want to buy in reality rather than on the small screen of a mobile phone. Also carbon emissions could be reduced if delivery vans did not have to travel around with returned goods when buyers find they did not like what they bought online. Furthermore we ought to be aware that millions of returned goods are simply destroyed.

Back to our plans. The centre organizers have been very helpful in persuading the property owner to let us rent the shop for a very reasonable fee. We are now in the middle of organizing the exhibition for our members. There will be room for about 80 paintings large and small.

We are going to be able to hang paintings on the walls and also make use of some folding screens in our possession. Two large tables will be on display in the showroom windows for smaller paintings like still lifes and miniatures.

The shop will be brightly lit during opening hours referring interested parties to our online service for enquiries. On Saturdays the shop will be open and we are going to take turns manning it and painting live in front of the visitors.

Still a number of things have yet to be clarified, such as how are we going to get a large sign to put up above the shop windows. The photo shows a possible solution in virtual reality created on my PC. We also want to find out how much lighting is going to cost us as the shop is rather large. The two shop windows are 4m wide each with a 2m wide door in the middle. Furthermore we will have to contact the authorities about a licence since all profits will obviously be taxable.

Exciting times. Let´s see what happens when we open in October.

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