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.

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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How to paint hyperrealism – Video No.271

This 2 1/2 minute video shows the Dutch Hyperrealist Tjalf Sparnaay painting a small section of his interpretation of Johannes Vermeer´s painting “The Milkmaid”. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact me personally please … Continue reading

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Sold at 2018 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

In September one of my works went on auction in favour of underprivileged children. My painting sold well above the reserve price. I was pleased to have been able  to donate the painting to help a good cause. The painting … Continue reading

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New Gallery Representation

A little while ago I was approached by Wulffs House Gallery in a nearby town to show my work together with other painters and sculptors. The grand opening of the gallery will take place on November 3. The mayor of … Continue reading

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How to paint a seascape – Video No.270

In this 7 1/2 minute speed painting video 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 in both oil painting … Continue reading

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Torbay Guild of Artists Summer Exhibition Photos 2018

The TGA Summer Exhibition at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay will draw to an end on September 30. My paintings were part of it. Torbay Guild of Artists (TGA) joined forces with DAS (Devon Art Society), and Brixham Art … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting – Video No.268

This is part two 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 his students take drawing classes to achieve mastery. Michael John … Continue reading

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Reference Photographs

Sometimes a scene needs a little extra If you are looking for reference photos which you are allowed to use without infringing copyrights here are some links. THE STOCKS gives you a complete list of sites but also includes paid … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting – Video No.267

In this 8 minute video maestro Michael John Angel explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how and why his students are taken through these steps to achieve mastery. Michael John … Continue reading

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2018 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

At the end of September one of my works will go on auction in favour of underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. My painting was accepted amid many others by several artists who have submitted a … Continue reading

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