Category Archives: acrylic

using acrylic paints

Landscape WIP – Acrylic Painting

Click on first image to start sequence The short work in progress sequence shows how one of my paintings developed. It was started at last year´s exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves and completed in my studio over a … Continue reading

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Koekkoek Painters at B.C. Koekkoek House Cleves

Click on image to enlarge On Sunday my friend Peter and I gave a presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. It was our third year to have been invited to exhibit and sell our works. Peter and I painted … Continue reading

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Koekkoek Painters coming to B.C. Koekkoek House Cleves

Click on image to enlarge On Sunday July 1 two artists will be giving a presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. They have been dubbed “The Koekkoek Painters” by the curator of the Museum. It is their third year … Continue reading

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Devon Art Society Summer Exhibition 2018

From June 30 through July 15 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 together with hundreds of paintings by fellow members. … Continue reading

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How to paint a hole in the palm of your hand – Video No.263

In this video Jonathan Harris shows us how you can make it look like there is a hole in the palm of your hand. The time lapse video takes less than 2 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. … Continue reading

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Painting at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves

On Sunday July 1 my friend Peter Kempf and I will be giving another presentation at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. This is the third year for us to have been invited to exhibit our works inspired by the Prince … Continue reading

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In the Park – Acrylic Painting

The photographs on the left will  demonstrate how I developed a composition from reference photographs. The first picture shows the building of the second photo hidden by trees. The second picture gives us an impression of the building which I … Continue reading

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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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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. Learning how to paint impressive beech trees and the depth … 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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