Category: Studio

Joy is Framing Your Artwork

"Embrace" framed

I can finish a painting, but it certainly looks complete in a nice new frame.

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Creative Neighbours

Happy Studio Time

I work in a creative neighbourhood. My neighbours are playing Turkish instruments while I paint.

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It’s Friday night… in the studio…

It's Friday night... in the studio...

It’s Friday night… in the studio…

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What’s on the Easel

A sneek peek, works in progress, “To be Thus” and “Hear, See, Speak, Think No Evil”

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Framing Almost Finished

Two of my paintings recently found a new home alongside other great artworks in a private collection.

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Final Frame Magical Dreams Exhibition

Working on the final frame for the Magical Dreams exhibition at Bator Gallery, Poland. Exhibition opens 19th September 2015.

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Art in the Forest

Foreset Studio

I have been working out of a forest studio at the Wildlife Mountain Sanctuary. In this very peaceful location run by close friends, I have had the chance to unwind and work further on a painting that I started at the Earth Frequency Festival.

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Acrylics Paints Faster?

Acrylic paint faster?

Every couple of years I give acrylic paints another go. After all, mastering anything comes down to practice. A number of my artist friends rave about acrylics and how fast they dry and allow you to keep working without having to wait.

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Studio Tip – Keeping Brushes Clean With Oil

Clean Brushes

How do you keep your brushes clean when working oil paints? Cooking oil! Make no sense? Well read on.

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Studio Update

Studio

This is a snapshot of my current Vienna Studio.

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Painting – The Art of Patience

Gia

On my recently created artworks in progress page, I made a comment about having more than one artwork in progress, and knowing when to leave one alone and move on to the next.

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Painting Party

Elizabeth Banker

Often painting is a very solitary past time or career. So when there is an opportunity paint with other artists, it is something special.

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Custom Picture Frames

I spent a week with Peter Gric learning his technique for decorating picture frames.

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Juxtaposition – When New Ideas Happen

Vienna Studio Corner

Those moments of empty minded clarity, when not much is happening, lounging on the obligatory comfy studio sofa, looking at the artwork. In my Vienna studio, two unrelated paintings suddenly took on a new meaning together.

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Winter 2012 in the Studio

Mr. Frost has paid me a visit and shown me his own artistic abilities on my studio windows in the form of some very intricate ice crystal patterns, more often referred to as “Eisblumen” (ice flowers).

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Framed – Picture Frames

Picture frames built from recycled materials.

I had to recently send some artwork off to an exhibition. However, I decided that the small canvases would much better with frames.

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New Studio – London

Ok, so it’s not so new, I’ve been here for four months now, but it still feels new to me. After being practically homeless for the past year since I left Berlin, I finally have settled down to paint again,

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