Category Archives: painting

Still Life Series – Strawberry Ice Cream

This still life painting shows a bowl of strawberry ice cream with extra cream and added strawberries. It is 18x13cm in acrylics on canvas panel. Still life paintings are good fun for both me and my collectors. I try to … Continue reading

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How to Paint a realistic Portrait – Video No.272

Today I have chosen another less than 5 minute speed painting video by Vic Harris. He creates wonderfully detailed realistic paintings. Vic is a retired doctor who only started painting in 2010. Watch how this portrait develops from a sketch … Continue reading

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Contemporary Artists on German TV

I have started my own series of films for a German tv channel. The first two programmes presenting artists belonging to AERA the Association Embracing Realist Art have been broadcast on a German TV channel. Once a month a new … Continue reading

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Watercolour as Fine Art – Video No.270

In this 10 1/2 minute video Jill Poyerd explains why watercolour is fine art. Jill talks about the prejudices people have about watercolours and how some of the world´s greatest artists used it to its full potential. Jill also compares … Continue reading

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How to study traditional oil painting part 3 – Video No.269

This is part three of short videos by maestro Michael John Angel who explains the various stages students go through to study traditional oil painting techniques. He points out how painting still lifes help his students acquire the basic skills … Continue reading

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2018 Amnesty International Art Auction in Germany

Amnesty International are going to hold their annual auction of art works on December 2 this year. This tradition has become established over the past 40 odd years. I have been contributing some of my works since 2013. This year … Continue reading

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Sarah Corner´s New Book

AERA member Sarah Corner has recently published a book about her work. It is a collection of some of the paintings she has created over the last 17 years since she moved to Ireland. It includes detailed notes and images … Continue reading

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How to paint hyperrealism – Video No.271

This 2 1/2 minute video shows the Dutch Hyperrealist Tjalf Sparnaay painting a small section of his interpretation of Johannes Vermeer´s painting “The Milkmaid”. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact me personally please … Continue reading

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Sold at 2018 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

In September one of my works went on auction in favour of underprivileged children. My painting sold well above the reserve price. I was pleased to have been able  to donate the painting to help a good cause. The painting … Continue reading

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How to paint a seascape – Video No.270

In this 7 1/2 minute speed painting video Eva Volf shows us how to paint a seascape. Eva creates very impressive works using just a few colours to achieve dramatic effects. The technique can be used in both oil painting … Continue reading

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