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Artist’s acrylic paint

Artist’s acrylic paint. In the late 50’s we saw these strange words describing some of the latest art from the USA, ‘acrylic on masonite’. What...
CR printing on Epson

GICLEE PRINTS. The best thing since sliced bread.

GICLEE PRINTS. The best thing since sliced bread. Giclee is the best thing since sliced bread, or is it? Some artists will already have shut...

How to publish prints and why

How to publish prints and why How to publish prints and why? That is the big question for artists nowadays. It is big because there...
The artists role in the art industry.

The artists role in the art industry.

The artists role in the art industry. The less obvious middle ranks of the art business world have a multitude of everyday uses for images...

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Sketches or photographs as reference

Sketches or photographs as reference.... I paint cityscapes, among other things, and I want to base my paintings on real views. So in my studio...

EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES

The emperor’s new clothes idiom. This ‘Emperors New Clothes’ subject follows on from my previous blog post about Arty Farty Bol**cks. In that post I...

ARTY FARTY BOL**CKS

ARTY FARTY BOL**CKS Sorry about the inferred swear words. But this a term that is widely used to describe something quite interesting.     Arty Farty B’s refers to...

ART COLLEGE…PROS AND CONS

MY ART COLLEGE…PROS AND CONS Art college ‘pros and cons’ is a subject that I have been mulling over for the last 54 years. That...

An Artists Manifesto

ARTISTS MANIFESTO One of the interesting things about being an artist is that some of us have produced and published a manifesto. I reckon that...