Category Archives: points of interest

Shop Function Repaired

Providers often don´t realize the problems they are causing us. Everything had been fine until recently. It would have been nice to have been informed about software changes on my domain which led to me losing orders. I also contacted … Continue reading

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Lost my Photos

I have recently been out collecting material for new paintings. Back home I tried to copy the photos from my camera´s SD card over to my PC. To my dismay win7 told me it would take 2 hours to transfer … Continue reading

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Devon – Video No.D01

England offers a wide variety of motifs for landscape and seascape paintings. So I have decided to show you my favourite photographs and video clips which help me remember the beauty which inspires me to paint.

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Top Tips – Varnishing Watercolours

I have found an interesting article on how to varnish watercolours. Some artists may prefer not to do it at all since the varnish may change the property of your work. The varnish will also protect the painting but so … Continue reading

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Can you Paint on Any Surface Using Acrylics? – Painting Tips

Acrylic paints can be applied to a multitude of surfaces. There is a useful  article about the subject giving you more detailed information. I have painted on chip wood using oils some 40 years ago and it still looks good … Continue reading

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Packaging Guide to Artwork

I have come across an interesting article about how to prepare your artwork for shipping. As it also presents the way I go about it reasonably well I thought you might want to take a look. It shows that careful … Continue reading

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Modern Art Controversy

Some time ago I wrote about a discussion I discovered on linkedin concerning the pros and cons of modern art. There is always something new to find on the subject. Here is a most interesting link to a paper I … Continue reading

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Military Tattoo in Germany

The Germans have discovered the virtues of the British Military Tattoo. It is not quite like the Edinburgh Tattoo but it has the massed bands and the pipes and drums and it is quite capable of sending shivers down your … Continue reading

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Too much time spent on social media?

Sometimes I wonder whether I spend too much time feeding this blog and surfing the net. There is so much useful information around. Yet one has to be careful not to get lost in this new world. You do not … Continue reading

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Day Three after Severe Gales last Monday

Now that most of the roads here in Germany are passable again we ventured out today to run some errands. We also took some photographs of the devastation caused by the storm last Monday. The BBC Website also has a … Continue reading

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