Category Archives: acrylic

using acrylic paints

My article selected for a magazine´s newsletter

The August newsletter for the Leisure Painter and Artist magazines featured my step-by-step report about the painting you see on the left. It has been a great pleasure to have been invited by the magazine´s editor to write this article. … Continue reading

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Devon Art Society Summer Exhibition 2017

From August 19 through August 28 I will be participating in the Devon Art Society´s summer exhibition in Babbacombe near Torquay. I have submitted two new paintings. They will be on show for nine days together with hundreds of paintings … Continue reading

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My Solo Exhibition at Valence House Museum has ended

My solo exhibition at Valence House to commemorate the achievements of the people of Dagenham in Greater London has drawn to a close on July 31. The grand opening had taken place in early May in the presence of the … Continue reading

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Dewerstone Rocks – Acrylic Painting

Here is another painting for my next exhibition with Devon Art Society. It shows a beautiful rock formation on the path to Dewerstone Rocks near Shaugh Prior in the Dartmoor National Park. There is a National Trust car park at … Continue reading

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Exhibition Closing Today

After running for two months the exhibition of our NAROMA Art Society closed today. We had chosen the title – Impressionists Mirrored in the Modern World“. It was to indicate that a number of the paintings on display were deliberately … Continue reading

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How to Paint Ocean Waves – Video No.239

Today I have chosen another painting exercise by Michael James Smith In this 18 minute time lapse and speed painting video he shows us how to paint ocean waves. It is a detailed realistic painting. It will work both with … Continue reading

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Solo Exhibition at Valence House open until July 29

The Mayor of Barking & Dagenham, Councillor Eileen Keller, spoke at the grand opening of my solo exhibition at Valence House to commemorate the achievement of the people of Dagenham. The 10 minute video presents extracts from the addresses held … Continue reading

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Result – Which frame should I use?

As you can see I am no longer undecided regarding which frame to use for my new painting. Having asked that question on the Painters Online Forum I had a number of useful suggestions. You can still send me your … Continue reading

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Which frame should I use?

I am undecided regarding which frame to use for my new painting. Maybe you can help and cast your vote or send me your comments. The painting is 30x40cm in acrylics on wood. You will find more of my landscape … Continue reading

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Rocks on the Moors – Acrylic Painting

Preparing for my next exhibition in Devon I have painted the scene you can see here. It shows a beautiful rock formation at Hound Tor on Dartmoor. Wikipedia tells us that Tors are landforms created by the erosion and weathering … Continue reading

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