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Advice on Getting the Colours Right in Your Painted Portraits

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When painting portraits, it can be tricky to consistently achieve the right skin, eye, lip and hair colour tones. The fact that colour names often differ from one manufacturer to the next, as well as that some oil colours are…

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The Self-Portrait: The Bravest Form of Art?

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Self-portraits are immensely interesting. Most of us have painted them. It is easier and more convenient to reach for the mirror than to get someone else to sit for a long time. Yet the image we see is always in…

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Hyper-realist/Abstract Expressionist – Interview with Painter Andrew Newton

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      Please Give Us A Few Words Of Introduction About Yourself My name is Andrew Newton and I’m a hyper-realist/abstract expressionist painter from Fleet, Hampshire, UK. I have been painting for the best part of 12 years on…

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Painting emotion – artist interview with Yasmine Giessa

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Spotlight artist interview with painter Yasmine Giessa. See more of Yasmine’s work at www.yasmineartgallery.com Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am an artist and an oil painter from Egypt, and I am…

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Spotlight on painter Merrick Feagan

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In this artist interview, we talk to painter Merrick Feagan. You can see more of Merrick’s work at www.merrickfeagan.artweb.com! Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I hold down a full time job to…

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Pattern, contrast, and atmosphere – artist interview with June Broadhurst

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http://www.junebroadhurst.co.uk/charcoal-drawings/427768_beauty-in-the-churchyard.html

Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself… I am 84. Born and brought up in tiny village on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors. My father was the village blacksmith, and I had…

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Hazy afternoons, dramatic landscapes, and paper creatures – Art Round May 2013 Part 1

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We’ve seen some brilliant art over the past 2 weeks – read on for our highlights! Featured websites This week we are featuring the website of painter Rachel Sharp. Rachel has made great use of her chosen template’s layout options…

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Spotlight on emerging painter Francisco Bernardo

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See more of Francisco’s work here: www.franciscobernardo.artweb.com Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself   My name is Francisco Bernardo, and I live near Guimarães, European Capital of Culture 2012. I’m 33 years old,…

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Hidden personalities: Paintings by Will Jackson

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To see more of Will’s work, visit his website: www.willjackson.artweb.com Being a painter Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself   I am a 23yr old Manchester based artist. I enjoy painting portraits and drawing out hidden…

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Ray Johnstone – Painting the Village People

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Being an artist Please give us a few words of introduction about yourself I am an Australian artist and art teacher, and I live with my wife in an 800 year old house in a tiny medieval village in southwest…

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