Author Archives: Pat Harrison

About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion for decades. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with several awards for my paintings I now have one of my works on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.

How to Paint a Sunset – Video No.285

In this video Chuck Black shows us how to paint a sunset over a lake. In just under 10 minutes this acrylic speed painting video demonstrates the process from start to finish. Hope you like my choice of the day. … Continue reading

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Meeting the Painter Herdin Radtke

Today I should like to introduce you to the painter Herdin Radtke. As you will have read in previous posts he was the artist I shared a booth with at the Creativa Arts Fair in 2018. Herdin is a life-long … Continue reading

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Gary Boyler on How to Improve Your Blog

Found this information to be quite useful. It tells bloggers and others who want to promote their art on social media what best to avoid and what to do instead. Gary´s blog offers much more on various art related subjects. … Continue reading

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What Brexit will mean for Artists

As of now UK artists will just have another eleven months in which to exhibit their work in Europe without the formalities. As from 2021 it will become more of a hassle and also expensive. I remember the days in … Continue reading

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Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting. For her … Continue reading

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How to Get Exposure – Video No.284

In this 14 minute video Andrew Tischler shares 5 tips on how to get more exposure as an artist. 1) Don´t Rush 2) Get ONLINE 3) Exhibit 4) Be Persistent 5) Improve Your Quality He explains in detail what he … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Pavel Sokov and Paul Coney

Every month the international group of artists AERA present a member on German TV. Today I can announce two new productions starting with Pavel Sokov a Russian oil painter who lives in Canada and Paul Coney an oil painter from … Continue reading

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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre

Having hired an empty shop at a major shopping centre I will be spending the next two Saturdays there to show my own works and those of a friend of mine. We will be taking turns to man the shop … Continue reading

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How to Practice Drawing – Video No.283

In this video Andrew Tischler tells us about the importance of drawing. The 20 minute demonstration covers several different subjects. There are drawings of a ruin, trees, horses, rocks, and mountains. Andrew also shows us how the individual elements can … Continue reading

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2019 Amnesty International Art Auction in Germany

Amnesty International have held their annual auction of art works last December. This is now a tradition which has been running for more than 40 years. I have been contributing some of my works since 2013. This time I had … Continue reading

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