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How to Mix Colours for 3D Effects – Video No.290

In this 23 minute video Andrew Tischler tells us how he mixes colours to achieve 3D effects in his paintings. We learn why he does not stick to primary colours for certain tones and mixes his own black rather than … Continue reading

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More Online Workshops for Artists

Artists go Online Another painter friend of mine Alan Kingwell lives in Cornwall. He has also turned to online courses to serve his students during the Corona virus lockdown. Students can look over Alan´s shoulder and listen to his explanations. … Continue reading

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Online Workshops for Artists

Artists go Online My painter friend Herdin Radtke has been teaching in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, and France for decades. He has now turned to online courses where students save a lot on travelling expenses. Modern webcams allow course participants … Continue reading

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Artists on German TV – Helen Cottle

Every month the international group of artists AERA present a member on German TV. Today there is a new co-production with Graeme Stevenson introducing acrylic painter Helen Cottle from Australia. It´s in English with German subtitles. We are looking forward … Continue reading

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My Rijksmuseum Competition Entry

The picture shows my entry for the 2019 competition called by the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam which had 8,390 works submitted. It marks the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. As I like to be inspired by the old masters I decided … 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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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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Old Bridge – Acrylic Painting

This acrylic painting on canvas panel size 70x50cm shows an old clapper bridge some of which you can still find in the English countryside. Their origin is claimed to go back to medieval times when horses would carry goods across … Continue reading

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Abstract after Feininger – Acrylic Painting

My neighbour likes Lyonel Feininger so I decided to make him a birthday present of a painting by this famous artist. I painted it in acrylics with my painting knife on Hahnemuhle fineart. It shows stylized boats using several geometrically … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Mansion in Acrylics – Part 3

This is the final page of my 3 page report about my painting of a mansion. Download the complete PDF version here. In order to convey the illusion of three-dimensional bushes graded shades of green and lemon yellow were dabbed … Continue reading

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