Category Archives: painting

Still Life Series – Stones in Space

This still life painting shows pebbles floating in the galaxy. It combines an almost abstract background with realistic objects. It is 13x18cm in acrylics on canvas panel. I painted this still life after intensive work on a large landscape painting … Continue reading

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Award Winning Miniature Painting

I am pleased to have received photographs of my certificate and trophy after winning the DAS Centenary Award for Miniatures at the society´s summer exhibition. The pictures show the photographs together with my winning entry. The trophy was first introduced … Continue reading

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How not to worry about failure – Video No.265

In this 6 minute video Eric Armusik tells us not to worry about failure. We should learn from our mistakes and persevere to reach new heights. Eris sees failure as the road to success. While he is sharing his advice … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Soap Bubbles

This still life painting shows soap bubbles on a colourful background with drops of water. In a way it combines an abstract background with realistic objects. It is 18x13cm in acrylics on canvas panel. Painting still lifes is a relaxing … Continue reading

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Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting. May I … Continue reading

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View of Cleves – Acrylic Painting

This view of Cleves inspired by B.C.Koekkoek sold at our exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. If you wanted to compare it with the master´s own work you would notice that a number of details have changed or have … Continue reading

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How to paint a River Scene – Video No.264

In this time lapse speed painting video Victor Yushkevich paints a river scene in just under half an hour. There aren´t any explanations just listen to the music instead. The technique will work in oils and acrylics. You may come … Continue reading

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Hallenburg Castle Exhibition Photos

Last weekend my friend Peter and I went to paint en plein air at Hallenburg Castle in Germany. We had been invited by the well-known artist Herdin Radtke who conducted an open air painting session with dozens of artists from … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Hallenburg Castle

This coming weekend we are going to paint en plein air and exhibit at Hallenburg Castle in Germany. My friend Peter and I have been invited by Herdin Radtke who is going to hold a spectacular event around the local … Continue reading

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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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