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 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 Seascape – Video No.274

These speed painting videos by Eva Volf complete her series of a seascape painting. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used in both oil painting and acrylics. part … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Seascape – Video No.273

In a little more than 5 minutes this speed painting video by Eva Volf shows us how to paint a seascape. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Strawberry Ice Cream

This still life painting shows a bowl of strawberry ice cream with extra cream and added strawberries. It is 18x13cm in acrylics on canvas panel. Still life paintings are good fun for both me and my collectors. I try to … Continue reading

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How to Paint a realistic Portrait – Video No.272

Today I have chosen another less than 5 minute speed painting video by Vic Harris. He creates wonderfully detailed realistic paintings. Vic is a retired doctor who only started painting in 2010. Watch how this portrait develops from a sketch … Continue reading

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Contemporary Artists on German TV

I have started my own series of films for a German tv channel. The first two programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new … Continue reading

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Watercolour as Fine Art – Video No.270

In this 10 1/2 minute video Jill Poyerd explains why watercolour is fine art. Jill talks about the prejudices people have about watercolours and how some of the world´s greatest artists used it to its full potential. Jill also compares … Continue reading

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Vernissage at a New Gallery

Yesterday I attended the grand opening of the gallery at which I was asked to exhibit some of my paintings. The show started at 11 am and still had not finished when I left after the mayor´s speech at 5 … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting part 3 – Video No.269

This is part three of short videos by maestro Michael John Angel who explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how painting still lifes help his students acquire the basic skills … Continue reading

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2018 Amnesty International Art Auction in Germany

Amnesty International are going to hold their annual auction of art works on December 2 this year. This tradition has become established over the past 40 odd years. I have been contributing some of my works since 2013. This year … Continue reading

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Sarah Corner´s New Book

AERA member Sarah Corner has recently published a book about her work. It is a collection of some of the paintings she has created over the last 17 years since she moved to Ireland. It includes detailed notes and images … Continue reading

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