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.

2019 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

In September there will be an auction in favour of underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. One of my works will hopefully be accepted amid many others by several artists who have submitted a painting each. … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Geoffrey Blackburn

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 … Continue reading

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My Rijksmuseum Competition Entry

The picture shows my entry for the 2019 competition called by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam which had 8,390 works submitted. It marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. As I like to be inspired by the old masters I decided … Continue reading

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Palm Art Award Nominee 2019

I am happy to say that I have been nominated for the Palm Art Award again this year. The award was first installed 16 years ago and has gone to artists from all over the world since. The juried competition … Continue reading

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Exhibition at a Castle in Weymouth Twin Town

At the end of May I will be attending a group exhibition at a moated castle in Germany. Many people are expected to come to this annual event. More than 30 artists will be displaying their works on Saturday and … Continue reading

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How to paint a river estuary

You may have been waiting for the finished painting after following the various steps in my earlier posts. Well, here it is. Putting the finishing touches to the painting I gave it more warmth by adding burnt sienna to the … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Joel Rea

I am happy to be able to show my own series of films on my slot on a German tv channel. The programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art are being broadcast once a month. Every … Continue reading

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Hope Cove – Acrylic Painting

This is a painting in acrylics on canvas panel of Hope Cove in Devon, England. The beach is deserted outside the peak season. It is near here where filming took place for the “Coroner” tv series. The painting is 13x18cm … Continue reading

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How to paint a river estuary – part 8

Next the decaying boat and the riverbed in the foreground were to be worked on in more detail. I wanted to add grass and some bigger stones. I used a fine brush to lay in the grass with quick strokes … Continue reading

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Local Exhibition 2019 summary

Last Saturday and Sunday my friend Peter and I participated in a local exhibition together with about 60 other artists. The event took place in a hall of a former coal mine where the miners used to receive their wage … Continue reading

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