Category Archives: acrylic

using acrylic paints

Summer Festival of Art Exhibition 2019

Today the grand Summer Exhibition of Art opens at the Spanish Barn, Torre Abbey, Torquay. My award winning miniatures will be there as well. The exhibition is staged by the Torbay Guild of Artists which I am also a member … Continue reading

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Preparing an Exhibition at a Shopping Centre

Our NAROMA Art Club are preparing an exhibition at a shopping centre in a nearby town. We contacted the centre organizers about vacancies. These days so many premises have been left abandoned as shoppers are buying online more and more. … Continue reading

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Awards at Devon Art Society Summer Exhibition 2019

Have just been informed that I have won a “Highly Commended Certificate” for my Strawberries and Cream still life. I had entered three small paintings for the Devon Art Society´s big summer exhibition. Now one of them has been selected … Continue reading

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Group of Trees with Cows – Acrylic Painting

This acrylic painting of a group of trees with cows was inspired by B.C.Koekkoek. Rocks lining a brook create a small waterfall. Visitors to a recent exhibition in which I participated commissioned me to paint this for them. It is … Continue reading

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Devon Art Society Summer Exhibition 2019

The Devon Art Society´s big summer exhibition is going to be held at St. Annes Hall, Babbacombe. There will be hundreds of paintings on display. The artists are showing new works covering classical themes such as floral, still-life, figurative and … Continue reading

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2019 Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

I am happy to say that two of my works have been accepted for an auction in September with proceeds going to help underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. The other painting I submitted was inspired … Continue reading

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How to Compose a Painting – Video No.279

In this oil painting video Andrew Tischler tells us how to compose a painting. The 23 minute demonstration employes digital means to prepare for a conventional painting. The principle can also be applied to acrylics, watercolour, or pastels. You can … Continue reading

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Autumn Forest – Acrylic Painting

This is a painting in acrylics on wood of an autumn forest near my home. The green and yellow trees tell us that it is the beginning of autumn. As a result not too many new leaves have fallen so … Continue reading

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How to Glaze like the Old Masters – Video No.278

In this oil painting guide Michael explains the basics of glazing in about 13 minutes. The speed painting video shows how a still life develops from scratch. Using suitable techniques this can also be applied to acrylics. The explanations are … Continue reading

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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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