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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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First Online Workshop for Aspiring Artists

Progress Report Today I attended the first of my friend´s new online workshops. It was almost like being in the studio with him. Modern webcams offer a remarkable resolution so that the course participants were able to look over his … Continue reading

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Online Workshops for Aspiring Artists

Introduction In these trying times of the Corona virus pandemic online painting workshops are the perfect pass time for people in lock down. Painting is enjoyable, it helps your mind concentrate on something pleasant and above all it is satisfying … Continue reading

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Michael Anderson – Featured Artist

Mick Anderson was born in 1947 and now lives in North Norfolk UK. He contracted polio at the age of two but through the benefit of great health care he received from the NHS he has had a very fulfilling … 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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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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How to Paint a Mansion in Acrylics – Part 1

Following the initial interest in my report about a commission I was working on I have begun to compile a paper about work in progress. Feeling honoured to have been commissioned to work for a noble family I have noted … Continue reading

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Working on a Commission in Acrylics

I feel honoured to have been commissioned to work for someone from a noble family. A husband wants me to create a painting of his wife´s father´s house which appears to be quite a mansion. All the correspondence has been … Continue reading

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