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Still Life Series – Acrylic Painting No.5

This painting belongs to my new series of still lifes. It is 10x15cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a pocket watch and a jug. There are many off the shelf frames to choose from for these standard measurements. You … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 4th Acrylic Painting

This painting belongs to my new series of still lifes. It is 15x10cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a red apple with crumbled brown paper. There are many off the shelf frames to choose from for these standard measurements. … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 3rd Acrylic Painting

This one belongs to my new series of still life paintings. It is 15x10cm in acrylics on wood. It shows a glass of wine with grapes and cheese resting on a table with a white cloth. There are many off … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – 2nd Acrylic Painting

As mentioned in a previous post I have started a series of still life paintings. I have taken objects from copyright-free images I found on the web and arranged them into still life settings. Here is another painting from the … Continue reading

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Still Life Series – Acrylic Painting

After numerous landscape paintings I wanted to try something new. I decided to embark on a series of still life paintings. In order to arrive at some attractive compositions I had two choices either I would have to go out … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Book – “Traditional Oil Painting”

Book Review Recently I came across a wonderful book at my art supplier´s. After flicking through it I was hooked and bought Virgil Elliott´s book on “Traditional Oil Painting” which I am now reading for the second time. It was … Continue reading

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Mountain Lake in Autumn – Acrylic Painting

This painting shows the same mountain lake in Austria which I painted earlier in the summer. This time my work covers the scene in beautiful autumn colours. The painting is 80x60cm in acrylics on wood. You will find more of … Continue reading

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How to mix gold and silver paint from primaries – Video No.246

This video shows you in about 2 minutes how to mix gold and silver paints from primary colours. Acrylics are used in the film but similar methods will be applicable to oils and watercolours too. If you like my choice … Continue reading

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How to work from a photo – Video No.245

In this video Phil Davis explains how to transfer a photograph to your support be it a canvas, a board, or paper. In the film the grid method is employed. However, that is not the only way to achieve good … Continue reading

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How to paint drops of water – Video No.244

In this speed painting video Sandor Vamos creates drops of water with coloured pencils. In just over 10 minutes he produces a perfect optical illusion. It does not need explaining just enjoy it and listen to the music. Please CLICK … Continue reading

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