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Watching paint dry

Watching paint dry. Last Saturday I gave a demonstration of my acrylic painting technique in a huge new artists supply shop in London. The shop...

‘NY 34 ST’ video by Colin Ruffell

'NY 34 ST' by Colin Ruffell Step by step progress from blank canvas to finished picture Commissioned for London HQ of international oil company with base...

Five things about London

Five things about London. London is a big, important, interesting, popular, exciting, place.     I was born and brought up here as well. That’s why I paint...

ABSTRACT ART IS LIKE FROZEN MUSIC

ABSTRACT ART IS LIKE FROZEN MUSIC The idea of claiming that abstract art is like frozen music came about because some otherwise very worthy people just...

TRIP TO VENICE.  

TRIP TO VENICE.   The last on the list. I paint original paintings of iconic cities. In a list of cities that I have painted then...

EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST. 

EVERY CHILD IS AN ARTIST.  The famous quote from Picasso is “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once...

That Damn Cat … Introducing Trevor the Cat

Introducing Trevor the Cat CAT ON PIANO In the past year or so some things have been good, and other things have been less good. Mostly...

HOW TO PAINT A MASTERPIECE

HOW TO PAINT A MASTERPIECE Videos showing step-by-step how I paint my pictures. In the previous blog about the International Spring Fair there was a picture of...

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BENEFITS NOT FEATURES OF ART... This blog is another re-run of a previous blog from a couple of years...

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SELL or RENT Most artists have two tasks going on at the same time. First is making their art,...

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Big art, middle size art, or small art? This blog is about the benefits and problems that painters have when they choose...

NUDES, WHY? SEX IN ART!

One of the reasons that I was interested in becoming an artist when I was just a teenage schoolboy was that artists...

WEDNESDAYS JOB

WEDNESDAY’S JOB – part 1 … by Rachel Brown Administration – love it or hate it – it’s got to...