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.

Advantages of Viewing Art Online

Here is an interesting article telling you about the advantages of viewing art online. It is surprising how much there is in its favour not only at times like these. If you want to contact me personally please click here. … Continue reading

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How to use Mobile Phone for Sketching – Art Tuition Video No.303

Today I have chosen a demonstration which shows us how to use your mobile phone to transfer a picture onto your painting surface. While the old masters employed the tools of their time such as the camera lucida or the … Continue reading

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Palm Art Award Winner 2020

I am happy to say that I have been presented with the Palm Art Merit Award 2020. The jury has granted this prize in recognition of the excellent artistic quality and originality of the works submitted. It also expresses the … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Susan Harrison-Tustain

https://www.nrwision.de/assets/proxsys/content-8/01593722748cfe8401749259f9b3006c/v.1.0.aera_39_2020.mp4_720x404.mp4 A new production introducing the New Zealand painter Susan Harrison-Tustain has been shown on German tv in English with German subtitles. Susan is known for her wonderful portraits and floral paintings in oils and watercolours. In this 25 minute … Continue reading

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How to use Brushes effectively – Art Tuition Video No.302

Today I have chosen Kevin Hill who demonstrates which brush to use for what purpose effectively. This 18 minute video shows Kevin painting trees, mountains, rocks and bushes. The techniques will work in oils and acrylics. Hope you will enjoy … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Portrait – Video No.301

In this 38 min video Andrew Tischler tells us how to paint a portrait. His techniques cover toning the canvas, gridding to transfer the reference to the canvas and mixing skin tones. You can always jump forward if you haven´t … Continue reading

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Painting a River Landscape with Herdin Radtke – Art Tuition Video No.300

Today I have selected Herdin Radtke´s video preview to his painting tutorial on how to paint a river landscape. Herdin is a professional artist who holds workshops online and in person. Here you can order the corresponding DVD. He has … Continue reading

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How to paint a River Bend – Video No.299

In this time lapse speed painting video Victor Yushkevich paints a river bend in about 20 minutes. It is fascinating to see how he develops depth in his painting with trees sloping up a steep hill. He captures the morning … Continue reading

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River with Rocks and Trees – Acrylic Step 3

I have been very busy recently with friends setting up online painting classes as Covid makes life more and more difficult for everyone. It is now time to continue my story which I started in a previous post showing you … Continue reading

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How to Paint Portraits in Acrylics – Video No.298

In this 24 minute video Graeme Stevenson presents the acrylic artist Jeanette Sellwood. Jeanette shows us how to paint portraits and create impressive figurative works. Graeme himself has visited and interviewed artists around the world to present them on Australian … Continue reading

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