Author Archives: Pat Harrison

About Pat Harrison

Painting and drawing have been my passion from early childhood. I have attended numerous exhibitions in England and Germany. Presented with the Judges Award at a show I now have one of my paintings on permanent display at a museum in Greater London with growing sales and commissions.

NAROMA Art Club visits Museum

Our NAROMA Art Club went to visit a museum last weekend to take a look at a collection of Dutch landscape paintings. I had visited this museum last year and now managed to persuade our members to come and take … Continue reading

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New Landscape inspired by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

In preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves I have interpreted another painting of the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek . In order to move the scene from the 19th century to modern times I have … Continue reading

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How to paint a Rembrandt – Video No.258

In this 32 minute speed painting video Sergey Gusev shows us how he paints a Rembrandt. The portrait develops from a tone in tone underpainting to the near finished copy of a portrait by Rembrandt. Sergey uses English subtitles to … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Feldmann Trust 2018

For 30 years the Feldmann Trust in Mulheim, Germany have contributed to the social and cultural development of the town. This achievement is being commemorated with an exhibition of paintings and photographs of notable sites in the area. One of … Continue reading

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Palm Art Award Nominee 2018

I am happy to say that I have been nominated for the 2018 Palm Art Award. For the past 15 years the award has gone to artists from all over the world. It is granted to artists of all visual … Continue reading

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New Exhibition at a Castle in May

I have just signed up for a show at a castle. In May I will be attending a group exhibition at Opherdicke House in Germany. It is situated close to Holzwickede which is the twin town of Weymouth in England. … Continue reading

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Hamish Blakely – An Artist I Admire

A few years ago I came across the wonderful work of Hamish Blakely whose paintings were on display at the Castle Gallery in Exeter. The gallery had to move to new premises after a fire at a nearby hotel in 2016. … Continue reading

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Devon Art Society Spring Exhibition at Lupton House 2018

From March 20th through March 22nd the Devon Art Society held their spring exhibition at Lupton House, Brixham. There were lots of paintings on display. This year there was snow in the gardens of this impressive 18th century building. One … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – apple and cloth

Here is another still life painting to add to my series. It is 13x18cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a red apple on a cloth floating in front of a green background. I have painted in some drops of … Continue reading

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How to compose a landscape painting – Video No.257

In this almost 28 minute video Jill Poyerd explains important design aspects of landscape painting. Jill manages to keep your interest during the whole time by using examples to stress the points she is making. Hope you like my choice … Continue reading

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