Tag Archives: acrylic paintings

Exhibition at a Shopping Centre Goes Online

Due to Corona Virus restrictions, our exhibition at a shopping centre has now gone online. Continuing our shop hire at a major shopping centre my friend Peter and I used to take turns opening the shop on Saturdays. As customers … Continue reading

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Top Tips – How to use canvas wedges – Video No.185

Have you ever wondered what those wedges were for which were supplied with the canvas you bought, here is the answer. You probably know that they are meant to stretch the canvas so that it becomes taut enough to paint … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – eleventh of 12 Paintings

This painting of an ice cream parlour is the eleventh work in my series of 12 townscapes. It was a commission following a project which I had undertaken to promote the changes to the road layout which were taking place … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – tenth of 12 Paintings

This is the tenth painting in my series of 12 townscapes. They were all painted for a project to promote the advantages of the changes to the road layout which are taking place in the centre of the town. The … Continue reading

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Top Tips – Painting with Gouache

As I had never tried gouache before I was curious to know why you would use it. It appears to be a fast drying water based paint with lights drying lighter and darks drying darker. Apparently it lends itself to … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – ninth of 11 Paintings

This is the ninth painting in my series of 12 townscapes. They were all painted for a project to promote the changes to the road layout in the centre of the town. The florist is housed in a historic building … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – eighth of 11 Paintings

This is the eighth in my series of 12 townscapes which I painted for a project. The owner of the fashion shop must be happy to be able to display his wares in this historical half-timbered building. There are many … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – seventh of 11 Paintings

This is the seventh of 11 townscapes which I painted for a project. This group of houses shows the traditional timbered or half-timbered style which many of the houses in this small town have been built in. It is the … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – sixth of 11 Paintings

This is the sixth of 11 townscape paintings which I was commissioned to create for a project. Many of the houses in this small town have been built in the traditional timbered or half-timbered style a few hundred years ago. … Continue reading

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Historic Buildings – Fifth of 11 Paintings

The painting of a hotel and cafe is the fifth of 11 paintings which I was commissioned to produce for a project. Several houses in the small town are decorated with a slates to cover the walls and protect them … Continue reading

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