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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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Quintin Davies – Featured Artist

Quintin Davies was born in Colchester, Essex, and has spent much of his early life around the Dedham Vale ‘Constable Country’. Having been discouraged from pursuing a career in art he studied Geology at Leicester University, a Masters in sedimentology … Continue reading

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Hamish Blakely – An Artist I Admire

A few years ago I came across the wonderful work of Hamish Blakely whose paintings were on display at the Castle Gallery in Exeter. The gallery had to move to new premises after a fire at a nearby hotel in 2016. … Continue reading

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Marialena Sarris – Featured Artist

Marialena Sarris studied painting in Athens, Greece. She loves beautiful subjects which are pleasing to our eyes. Many of her works are portraits of people and animals, flowers and starry skies but she also creates very impressive still lifes. Marialena … Continue reading

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Matt Harvey – Featured Artist

Matt Harvey graduated from Wimbledon School of Art in London after studying Fine Art. Originally he created abstract sculptures and paintings later continuing to work on portraits. This is when he became increasingly interested in renaissance painting techniques. Studying under … Continue reading

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Geoff Goddard – Featured Artist

Geoff likes to explore a range of styles and techniques but there is always a human element in his work. His gallery shows conventional portraits and still lifes proving his main purpose to create art that has beauty, requires investigation … Continue reading

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Mynderd Vosloo – Featured Artist

Mynderd Vosloo is a full-time Illustrator and Cartoon-Portrait artist from Hondeklip Bay, a small Fisherman’s Village in South Africa. He holds a BA Fine Art degree and after working for the Pretoria News as their Cartoonist and Illustrator he moved … Continue reading

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Andy Hamblin – Featured Artist

Andy Hamblin started his career at Southend School of Art & Design followed by a very successful career as an international commercial artist for over 30 years. After winning several creative industry awards Andy decided to become a professional ‘fine … Continue reading

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Brian Robinson – Featured Artist

Brian Robinson trained as a graphic designer at Art School followed by a successful career in the advertising industry.  During that time painting was his hobby. With the advent of computerised graphics Brian quickly discovered that pushing a mouse around … Continue reading

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