Category Archives: All Painting Media

parent category to oil paintings, watercolour, acrylics, and drawing

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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Torbay Guild of Artists Summer Exhibition 2018

From September 14 through September 30 I will be participating in the TGA Summer Exhibition at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay. Torbay Guild of Artists (TGA) are joining forces with DAS (Devon Art Society), and Brixham Art Society as … Continue reading

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Path by a Lake – Acrylic Painting

This painting of a path by a lake was inspired by B.C.Koekkoek. Compared with the master´s own work you would notice that there are not as many cows and I have also left out the people. That way it is … Continue reading

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How to paint a portrait – Video No.266

In this 20 minute video Isabelle Richard paints a portrait. The time lapse speed painting video shows all the important steps from the first marks made on a darkened canvas to the finished portrait. Isabelle is a self-taught artist living … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Stones in Space

This still life painting shows pebbles floating in the galaxy. It combines an almost abstract background with realistic objects. It is 13x18cm in acrylics on canvas panel. I painted this still life after intensive work on a large landscape painting … Continue reading

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Award Winning Miniature Painting

I am pleased to have received photographs of my certificate and trophy after winning the DAS Centenary Award for Miniatures at the society´s summer exhibition. The pictures show the photographs together with my winning entry. The trophy was first introduced … Continue reading

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How not to worry about failure – Video No.265

In this 6 minute video Eric Armusik tells us not to worry about failure. We should learn from our mistakes and persevere to reach new heights. Eris sees failure as the road to success. While he is sharing his advice … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Soap Bubbles

This still life painting shows soap bubbles on a colourful background with drops of water. In a way it combines an abstract background with realistic objects. It is 18x13cm in acrylics on canvas panel. Painting still lifes is a relaxing … Continue reading

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