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using acrylic paints

Still Life Series – Acrylic Painting No.5

This painting belongs to my new series of still lifes. It is 10x15cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a pocket watch and a jug. There are many off the shelf frames to choose from for these standard measurements. You … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 4th Acrylic Painting

This painting belongs to my new series of still lifes. It is 15x10cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a red apple with crumbled brown paper. There are many off the shelf frames to choose from for these standard measurements. … Continue reading

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How to mix skin flesh tones – Video No.250

In this 7 minute time lapse video Will Kemp shows you how to mix skin felsh tones. The technique will work both for oils and acrylics. If you are interested here is another artist explaining his method. Hope you like … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 3rd Acrylic Painting

This one belongs to my new series of still life paintings. It is 15x10cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a glass of wine with grapes and cheese resting on a table with a white cloth. There are many off … Continue reading

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How to paint a still life with apples and spoon – Video No.249

In this 6 1/2 minute time lapse speed painting video Jos van Riswick shows you how to paint a still life with apples, a glass jug and a wooden spoon. The technique will work both for oils and acrylics. There … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 2nd Acrylic Painting

As mentioned in a previous post I have started a series of still life paintings. I have taken objects from copyright-free images I found on the web and arranged them into still life settings. Here is another painting from the … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Acrylic Painting

After numerous landscape paintings I wanted to try something new. I decided to embark on a series of still life paintings. In order to arrive at some attractive compositions I had two choices either I would have to go out … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Book – “Traditional Oil Painting”

Book Review Recently I came across a wonderful book at my art supplier´s. After flicking through it I was hooked and bought Virgil Elliott´s book on “Traditional Oil Painting” which I am now reading for the second time. It was … Continue reading

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Mountain Lake in Autumn – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows the same mountain lake in Austria which I painted earlier in the summer. This time my work covers the scene in beautiful autumn colours. The painting is 80x60cm in acrylics on wood. You will find more of … Continue reading

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80,000 clicks

Thank you for helping me to cross the magic threshold of 80,000 clicks. Your comments and contributions are always welcome.  

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