Category Archives: All Painting Media

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

Still Life Series – Chess Game

This still life painting shows chess figures at the end of the game. A clock in the background makes you think about how long it might have taken to play the game. A curtain adds further interest and perhaps underlines … Continue reading

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How to make a letter sink into the paper in 3D – Video No.261

In this video Jonathan Harris shows us how to draw the letter “A” so that it appears to sink into the paper. The time lapse video takes about 4 1/2 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. There aren´t … Continue reading

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Landscape after by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

Here is another painting created in preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. It is based on a work by the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek. Learing how to paint impressive beech trees and the depth … Continue reading

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Quintin Davies – Featured Artist

Quintin Davies was born in Colchester, Essex, and has spent much of his early life around the Dedham Vale ‘Constable Country’. Having been discouraged from pursuing a career in art he studied Geology at Leicester University, a Masters in sedimentology … Continue reading

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How to tell a story in a portrait – Video No.260

In this 17 1/2 minute video Andrew Tischler shows us how to tell a story in a portrait painting. After a more than 1 minute introduction showing beautiful paintings and scenery Andrew explains how he goes about composing the portrait. … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Chocolates

Here is another still life painting to add to my series. It is 13x18cm in acrylics on cardboard. It shows a pile of chocolates in front of a chocolate coloured background. There are many off the shelf frames to choose … Continue reading

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How to draw a Portrait – Video No.259

In these two speed painting videos Davide Zezza shows us how to draw a portrait in coloured pencil. The portrait starts with a line drawing to which Davide adds layer upon layer of different tones to create a 3D image. … Continue reading

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NAROMA Art Club visits Museum

Our NAROMA Art Club went to visit a museum last weekend to take a look at a collection of Dutch landscape paintings. I had visited this museum last year and now managed to persuade our members to come and take … Continue reading

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New Landscape inspired by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

In preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves I have interpreted another painting of the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek . In order to move the scene from the 19th century to modern times I have … Continue reading

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How to paint a Rembrandt – Video No.258

In this 32 minute speed painting video Sergey Gusev shows us how he paints a Rembrandt. The portrait develops from a tone in tone underpainting to the near finished copy of a portrait by Rembrandt. Sergey uses English subtitles to … Continue reading

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