Category Archives: painting

How to create a traditional landscape – Video No.248

In this almost 11 minute silent video the artist shows us how to create a traditional landscape. You can see the painter applying several layers in real time. Time lapse sequences show the painting progressing in steps. It depicts grazing … 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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How to create an Italian landscape from local photos – Video No.247

In this 20 minute video Andrew Tischler shows us how to compose an Italian landscape painting using photographs from his Australian neighbourhood. He starts with pencil sketches to decide on the composition. He then goes on to explain the painting … 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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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … 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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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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2017 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

This October one of my works went on auction in favour of underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. My painting was accepted amid many others by several artists who have submitted a painting each. The number … Continue reading

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