Category Archives: acrylic

using acrylic paints

Koekkoek House Exhibition in Cleves, Germany

On May 28 there will be an exhibition and demonstration of the old master´s techniques at the Koekkoek House in Cleves. Similar to last year´s event the Koekkoek artist Peter Kempf and myself will be painting at the museum envisaging … Continue reading

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Witten House – Acrylic Painting

The painting shows an ancient ruins which has been converted to become a community centre in Dagenham´s twin town of Witten in Germany. This famous building is the venue for numerous different events. It acts as a concert hall, a … Continue reading

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Valence House Exhibition

The invitations to the grand opening of my exhibition at Valence House Museum in Greater London have been posted. Yesterday I received the good news that the Mayor of Barking & Dagenham, Councillor Eileen S Keller will honour us with … Continue reading

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First of Five Exhibitions starts this week

After my successful demonstration at a local shopping centre in April I am now looking forward to the first of five exhibitions lined up for April and May. This one is with the Torbay Guild of Artists and is being … Continue reading

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Five Exhibitions this April and May

After my demonstration at a local shopping centre in April I have got five exhibitions lined up for April and May. The first one will be with the Torbay Guild of Artists to be staged at Torre Abbey in Torquay, … Continue reading

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Painting at a Shopping Centre before Easter

It has now become a tradition for me to exhibit and paint at our local shopping centre. It is a two-day event in my annual diary for the weeks running up to both Easter and Christmas. The photos show my … Continue reading

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Berger Memorial – Acrylic Painting

The painting shows the Berger Memorial which has been erected in honour of a 19th century industrialist and parliamentarian. It is situated in Dagenham´s twin town of Witten in Germany. The painting in acrylics on wood size 30x40cm shows the … Continue reading

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How to paint a still life with pears – Video No.234

In this less than 5 minute time lapse speed painting video Jos van Riswick shows you how to paint a still life with pears, a silk cloth and a glass of wine. The technique will work both for oils and … Continue reading

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Valence House Pond – Acrylic Painting

Valence House Museum is the only surviving manor house of Dagenham. It is situated in Valence Park and contains permanent exhibitions on history and life in Barking and Dagenham. The surrounding park has been created from the former Valence House … Continue reading

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How to paint watercolour rocks – Video No.233

This almost 14 minute time lapse speed painting video will show you how to paint watercolour rocks. After a one minute introduction Steve Mitchell explains how you can achieve the desired effects. Hope you like my choice of the day. … Continue reading

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