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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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How to Paint a Mansion in Acrylics – Part 2

Following on from yesterday´s report about my painting commission I can now tell you about the next steps. As the greens were still resting on the palette I dabbed in the first textures of the bushes in front of the … Continue reading

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Culver Cliffs IOW – Acrylic Painting

I started this acrylic painting on wood size 18x24cm during our recent NAROMA Art Club meeting. It took about a week to complete in my studio. The painting shows the beach near Culver Cliffs on the Isle of Wight. There … Continue reading

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En Plein Air – Acrylic Painting

This acrylic painting on wood size 30x40cm was created during my recent outdoor session at a popular moated castle. Canada geese were swimming in the lake which is surrounded by trees. The midday sun shone brightly on this summer´s day. … Continue reading

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