How to paint an ice cream – Video No.317


This 4 minute speed painting video by Marcello Barenghi lets us watch as he paints an ice cream cone. Marcello is a master with pencil and paper. Here he appears to add ink and spray paint to his work. On his website you will find a lot more of his fascinating videos. They have all had tens of thousands of viewers.

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New Book

Dear friends,

R. Geoffrey Blackburn has written a new book called How. The Creation Handbook. If you check out the reviews of earlier versions of this book you can get the idea of why this book applies to practically all of us. Here it is on amazon.

If you can’t think why, this might be of interest, here’s a link to Geoffrey´s original Colour In Your Life (C.I.Y.L.) video interview.

This first release of his book is a digital version which allows it to flow from device to device (tablet to phone, etc.), allowing you to zip around the book, set bookmarks, highlight areas, make notes, find words and phrases – all kinds of other cool interesting stuff.

Geoffrey says he can promise you two things:

1. This book is unlike anything you have ever read before.

2. it will improve whatever one seeks to do – be it in the realm of art, education, business, science, law, or any other of life’s endeavors since all of it involves creativity, one way or another!

Two paperback versions are coming out soon. The first is scheduled for the end of September. The second scheduled for release on 11/1/21. This second version will be in full color and feature an extensive index and other features. Content will be the same in all editions.

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How to Paint Reflections – Video No.316

In this 16 min time lapse painting video Andrew Tischler tells us how to paint reflections of a mountain in water. He starts by showing videos of the area and telling us about his materials. After nearly 3 minutes the actual painting process begins. He explains the basic steps starting with a free-hand sketch based on a drawing he created previously and continues with blocking in the shadow areas. You will notice how much detail he puts in with very fine brushes to create an amazingly beautiful painting.

You can always jump forward if you haven´t got the time to watch all of the video. You can also speed up the playback speed.

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How to Paint a Rushing River – Video No.315

In this 10 min speed painting video artist Michael James Smith demonstrates how to paint a rushing river. You will notice how much detail he puts in with different brushes to create an amazingly beautiful painting.

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River with Rocks and Trees – Acrylic Painting

After working on this painting for a long time it now looks almost finished. I´m planning to compile the various steps into a short video. You can view some of them in previous posts

The painting is in acrylics on wood size 40 x 50 cm.

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How to Paint a Valley – Video No.314

In this more than 15 min speed painting video Andrew Tischler tells us how to paint one of his favourite valleys. He explains the basic steps starting with a free-hand sketch and blocking in the shadow areas. You will notice how much detail he puts in with very fine brushes to create an amazingly beautiful painting.

You can always jump forward if you haven´t got the time to watch all of the video. You can also speed up the playback speed.

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Artists on German TV – Jonathan Brier

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My new production introducing the Welsh painter Jonathan Brier has been shown on German tv in English with German subtitles. It is based on Graeme Stevenson´s video whose English presentation starts after a 2 minute prelude in German.

Jonathan Brier holds a degree in illustration but taught himself to paint in oils using quick drying alkyd colours. In this demonstration he paints a portrait of his rescue dog.

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In my series of films 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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Association Embracing Realist Art – New Members

quarry A group of Realist artists have joined forces to promote traditional techniques in painting today. Our members cover a wide variety of subjects.  These include Landscape, Seascape, Architectural, Still life, Portraiture, People and Environment, or any other subject that fits into traditional conventional categories such as classical, representational, figurative, all with proven realist values.

Take a look at the growing number of new members.

Realistic works of art can be seen as a means of communication to outlast generations bridging the gap between different cultures, levels of education and languages with ease.

If you want to know more about our mission click here.

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Artists on German TV – Kate Jenvey

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My new production introducing the Australian painter Kate Jenvey has been shown on German tv in English with German subtitles. It is based on Graeme Stevenson´s video whose English presentation starts after a 2 minute introduction in German.

Kate Jenvey Ferguson has combined her two great passions the love of animals and creating works of art in oils and coloured pencils.

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In my series of films 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.

If you want to contact me personally please click here.

More of my own paintings here.

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Artists on German TV – Craig Primrose

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My new production introducing the New Zealand painter Craig Primrose has been shown on German tv in English with German subtitles. It is based on Graeme Stevenson´s video whose presentation starts after a 2 minute introduction in German.

Craig is known throughout the world for his skilful portraiture, sporting imagery and stunning landscapes. His skill in portraiture has led him to being commissioned to paint Sir Edmund Hillary, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Mt Everest in 1953.

In 2010 Craig was appointed by Queen Elizabeth II the Queen’s Service Medal for his contribution to the arts. In this video Craig paints a landscape in oils.

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In my series of films 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.

If you want to contact me personally please click here.

More of my own paintings here.

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