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Watercolours, the landscape and ‘plein-air’ painting: practical tips and guidance

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Outdoor painting still has many potential benefits, including in how it forces an artist to look hard at a subject and make quick decisions as to how to depict it.

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A short explanation of aquatint

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Whether you are a complete printmaking or etching novice or someone possessing a certain level of familiarity with these processes, you could be forgiven for being confused about the term ‘aquatint’ and precisely what it means. Aquatint, in a nutshell,…

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The Possibilities of White Paint and the 5 Artists Who Realised Them

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Is white a mere neutral or ‘base’ colour for artists, or is it the colour – one of the most literally illuminating of all? It’s not a question that has necessarily been asked as often as it should have been…

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Should beginner painters avoid watercolour?

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In a recent ArtWeb blog post of mine on the subject of where to start when learning to paint, I stated on the subject of watercolours that “despite their hobbyist-friendly image, [they] should perhaps be approached with caution by newbie…

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Luminous Landscapes: Natasha Day in the Spotlight

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See more of Natasha’s work at: www.natashadayart.artweb.com Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself Unable to find a niche description for myself I’d call myself an ‘eclectic artist’. This basically gives me the freedom…

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Light and movement – Spotlight on painter Gail Wendorf

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In this Spotlight artist interview, Gail Wendorf shares her work and inspirations. To see more of Gail’s painting, visit  www.gailwendorf.co.uk. Being a painter Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself An American painter, living in Scotland and…

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Spotlight Interview with Landscape Painter Emma Cownie

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We featured landscape painter Emma Cownie’s website a couple of weeks ago, when we were instantly drawn to the vibrant, rich colours so prominent in her work. In this spotlight interview Emma shares the influences and ideas behind her paintings,…

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Artist Interview – Painter Mo Arman in the Spotlight

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In this artist interview, landscape painter Mo Arman shares with us his artistic process, ideas, and inspiration. To see more of his work, please visit: www.armansart.artweb.com Being a painter Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself Hello, my…

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Mark Glassman – Painter, Photographer from East Sussex

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Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I have always loved art, even at school, but was not allowed to study it there as the stupid education system made me do things that bored…

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Magical landscapes – spotlight on painter Fiona Morrison

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Today painter Fiona Morrison is in the spotlight – you can see more of Fiona’s paintings at www.fmorrison.co.uk Being a painter Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am a painter. I paint mainly simplified landscapes, which…

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