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Rembrandt – National Gallery Lunch Time Talk

As mentioned in a previous post the National Gallery in London, England offer half hour lunchtime talks about famous works in their collection. Today I have chosen the story about Rembrandt´s self portrait. The presentation takes you through stations of … Continue reading

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Caravaggio – National Gallery Lunch Time Talk

You will be interested to learn that the National Gallery in London, England offer half hour lunchtime talks about famous works in their collection. Fortunately for all of us who cannot go round there to attend the lectures live and … Continue reading

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Zoom Meeting with Professor Charles Harris

During the virus induced lockdown the members of Devon Art Society have been holding weekly meetings via ZOOM. This week professor Charles Harris gave us detailed explanations about a number of master paintings to be found in the National Gallery … Continue reading

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What Brexit will mean for Artists

As of now UK artists will just have another eleven months in which to exhibit their work in Europe without the formalities. As from 2021 it will become more of a hassle and also expensive. I remember the days in … Continue reading

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Hyperrealism versus Photographs

In this less than 2 minute video Anna Halldin Maule from Sweden uses oil paints to create art that looks more real than a photograph. It can take up to 4 months for Anna to finish one painting. For her … Continue reading

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Charles Harris on Realist Art

In this brief video professor Charles Harris gives us his views on realist art. You might argue photography and film can document life better than a painting. They are art forms in their own right. Yet realist paintings capture reality … Continue reading

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How to Paint a Seascape – Art Tuition Video No.281

Today Alan Kingwell shows us how to paint a seascape on a round board in oils from start to finish. This 12 1/2 minute speed painting video is also useful for artists who prefer to work in acrylics. Hope you … Continue reading

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2019 Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

I am happy to say that two of my works have been accepted for an auction in September with proceeds going to help underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. The other painting I submitted was inspired … Continue reading

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2019 Art Auction in Favour of Underprivileged Children

In September there will be an auction in favour of underprivileged children in a major city near my home town. One of my works will hopefully be accepted amid many others by several artists who have submitted a painting each. … Continue reading

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Art Coming to Life

You will be as surprised as I was when I saw art coming to life in this amazing little video clip. See what happened at an exhibition of old masterpieces. Please take a look and share this with friends.

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