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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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Foggintor Quarry – Acrylic Painting

Here is my painting of Foggintor Quarry on Dartmoor. You will find the site within walking distance of Princetown. As it is no longer in use a lake has formed to create a wonderful scenery. The rocks look impressive and … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Chestnuts

This still life painting shows chestnuts on a marble table. The painting is 13x18cm in acrylics on wood. I love still lifes which are so different from my larger landscape paintings. They make me explore new textures and shapes. These … Continue reading

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Landscape with Cows after by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

Here is my painting of cows watering from a creek. It is based on a work by the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek. I learn from the master of landscapes by studying how to paint impressive trees and create depth … Continue reading

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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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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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Exhibition at a Shopping Centre – Today

Continuing our shop hire at a major shopping centre my friend Peter and I take turns opening the shop on Saturdays. Today it is my turn again. Hoping for customers to come out despite virus scare everywhere. We have had … Continue reading

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