Category Archives: painting

River Dart – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows the River Dart near Dartmeet on Dartmoor in Devon, England. The stones are scattered along the river bed and offer beautiful views around every corner. You often find artists sitting on the banks painting and sketching. There … Continue reading

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How to employ glazing – Video No.254

In this 27 minute speed painting video Florent Farges explains how you can employ glazing to enhance the effects in your paintings. Starting with some basic information on how the eye reacts to glazed surfaces he goes on to demonstrate … Continue reading

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Granite Rocks – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows a typical rock formation you would find on Dartmoor in Devon, England. The stones are scattered around the hill tops and open up spectacular views across the wide moors. The painting is 30x40cm in acrylics on wood. … Continue reading

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Exhibiting at Creativa Arts Fair 2018

This year my friends Herdin Radtke, Peter Kempf and I will be manning a both jointly at the Creativa Arts Fair in Germany. The exhibition attracts some 80,000 visitors every year. It takes place in Dortmund, a major city in … Continue reading

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How to use water mixable oils – Video No.253

Water mixable oils are the answer to your worries about using solvents and also help you avoid the smells of turps. In this 23 minute video Will Kemp shows us how well they work. In his simple painting demonstration Will … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – strawberries in a glass bowl

Here is another painting to add to my new series of still lifes. It is 10x15cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a strawberries in a glass bowl. There are many off the shelf frames to choose from for these … Continue reading

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Computer paints a Rembrandt – Video No.252

This 4 1/2 minute video tells the story behind a project to bring back the expertise of a Rembrandt using computer technology to paint a portrait. Hope you like my choice of the day. If you want to contact me … Continue reading

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Torbay Guild of Artists Spring Exhibition 2018

From February 3rd through February 25th I will be participating in the TGA spring exhibition at Torre Abbey, Torquay. The picture on the left shows one of my works which will be on display with many others by members of … Continue reading

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How to make a letter float in 3D – Video No.251

Pin Koro shows us how to draw a letter so that it appears to float in 3D. The time lapse video takes less than 3 minutes to demonstrate the creation of this optical illusion. There aren´t any explanations just listen … Continue reading

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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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