Tag: Painting

The Beauty of Simplicity

The beauty and freedom of simplicity, how sometimes, less is more.

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Look Up

Look up! There is often something to wonder at.

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Framed Ready to Go

Here she is, all framed up and ready to go. Dali had said, “A painting is finished when it is sold and paid for.” A framed artwork is very close to that for me.

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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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Oil Sketch… Work In Progress…

Oil Sketch... Work In Progress...

Oil Sketch… Work In Progress…

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O.Z.O.R.A. Festival 2016 Mirador Gallery

O.Z.O.R.A. Festival 2015, Hungary

The O.Z.O.R.A. Festival crew are starting to crank up their promotion for this years’ great event.

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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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Grisaille – Dead Colour Underpainting

Grisaille-Underpainting

In this video, I explore the use of grisaille (dead colour) underpainting and the application of the Apelles palette as coloured glazes.

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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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Böcklin’s Island Series

Painting Siblings - Böcklin's Island Series

It is true that I am fascinated by Arnold Böcklin’s “Isle of the Dead”. My intent is to create a series of the painting in varying forms and colours.

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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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Gerlinde Zickler Studio Visit

Yesterday I visited the studio of Gerlinde Zickler (Rosenmaedchen Seelenclown) to start a collaborative painting for her exhibition next year

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Arise Takes Flight

'Arise', Leo Plaw, 50 x 70cm, oil on canvas

I did a Google Image Search for my painting “Arise”.

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Painting Materials

Work is still progressing with my painting, “The Muse“. Sometimes you have to mess things up to make progress. I wasn’t happy with the folds in the cloth, so I have taken to it with some bold strokes. Sometimes it

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More Paint on the Horizon

On the Horizon

Here is my latest work on leaf metal, “On the Horion”, 30 x 25 cm. With this work I am exploring what I can achieve with the oil glazes on leaf metal.

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Strange and Rare Colours

“The Colorful Stories of 5 Obsolete Art Pigments” provides some curious short stories about some rare or no longer available oil colours that were once all the rage in their own time.

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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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Hanuman Painting Quote

Hanuman

I need a little bit of help from you all. I am starting a project where I add a quotation to some of my artworks. I am searching for one to go with “Hanuman”. Your help could earn you a

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