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River with Rocks and Trees – Acrylic Step 2

In a previous post I showed you the sketch of this acrylic painting with water cascading over some rocks. After blocking in the essential darks with raw umber you can now see the rocks and trees. I will show you … Continue reading

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River with Rocks and Trees – Acrylic Step 1

As a regular visitor to Devon and Cornwall I get to see so many beautiful places. The river Plym has inspired me to this painting. Not having had enough time to paint on location I decided to work from photogrpahs. … 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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Group of Trees with Cows – Acrylic Painting

This acrylic painting of a group of trees with cows was inspired by B.C.Koekkoek. Rocks lining a brook create a small waterfall. Visitors to a recent exhibition in which I participated commissioned me to paint this for them. It is … Continue reading

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How to paint a river estuary – part 5

Here is part 5 of my commission of a river estuary painting. Before I could work on the details of the trees I had to model the sky. A mix of cerulean and cobalt blue with white gave me the … Continue reading

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How to paint a river estuary – part 4

This is part 4 of my commission to create a painting of a river estuary. In this step I put in the basic tree colours. Again it was not important to be exact. I used lemon yellow and cerulean blue … Continue reading

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Landscape WIP – Acrylic Painting

Click on first image to start sequence The short work in progress sequence shows how one of my paintings developed. It was started at last year´s exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves and completed in my studio over a … Continue reading

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In the Park – Acrylic Painting

The photographs on the left will  demonstrate how I developed a composition from reference photographs. The first picture shows the building of the second photo hidden by trees. The second picture gives us an impression of the building which I … Continue reading

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Landscape after by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

Here is another painting created in preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves. It is based on a work by the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek. Learning how to paint impressive beech trees and the depth … Continue reading

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New Landscape inspired by B.C.Koekkoek – Acrylic Painting

In preparation for my next exhibition at the Koekkoek Museum in Cleves I have interpreted another painting of the 19th century Dutch painter B.C.Koekkoek . In order to move the scene from the 19th century to modern times I have … Continue reading

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