Tag: oil paintings

Emirates Skywards Art of Travel 2016

  Congratulations! We would like to announce that Diamond Island, from the collection Magic Forest has been selected by Emirates Skywards Art of Travel 2016 to appear on their 2017 membership cards.   The painting was selected by experts to be shortlisted to just 10 pieces of art from all the entries. The painting was then narrowed down to one of… Read more →

Starry Night

Starry Night, and interactive animation from Petros Vrellis   Petros Vrellis has created an extremely cool interactive visualisation and synthesizer that animates Vincent Van Goghs “Starry Night”, using openframeworks to create a simple and elegant interaction. A fluid simulation gently creates a flowing fabric from Van Goghs impressionist portrait of the Milky Way and night sky over Saint-Rémy in France… Read more →

Awarded ´Best Art of the Day´ by Artradio.tv

One of the most recent paintings from Maite Rodriguez has been awarded ´Best Art of the Day´by Artradio.tv. Menina Stephanie, made in 2013, alongside two other Menina paintings were made especially for the group exhibition ´Elements of Expression´, taking place in Chelsea, New York. The exhibition is open from the 5th – 24th September 2013. All three Meninas are made… Read more →

How to Become a Better Painter

Painting  Whether you are a painter at the beginning of your art career, full of excitement and expectations or you’re already climbing the ladder, having sold your first painting, this article could be for you. You can never know too much about the profession you love and learning new tricks and techniques could lead to the development of new art… Read more →

Art around the World

Indonesia   For those artists that struggle to find inspiration for your next painting or piece of art, these articles will be for you. I hope to show you a range of different styles and techniques used around the world. I have traveled to many different countries and I always find it helpful to look at other artist’s work. Art… Read more →

Top 10 worst things an artist could do!

Jump straight in   All artists wants to think they have a natural gift straight away for painting, convinced they are hiding a little Pablo Picasso or Henri Matisse inside. It’s a lovely romantic idea but it’s most probably untrue! Unless you are one of the lucky ones and I hope you are, otherwise you will be in for a… Read more →

Masterpieces from the Pompidou Centre

From the 25th September 2012 to 6th January 2013 – Mapfre Foundation. Recoletos Exhibition Hall Another thought provoking exhibition that I recently attended in Madrid was the Master pieces from the Pompidou Centre. I highly recommend it. This exhibition is a tribute to art history,  guaranteed to accommodate everyone, from the art historian to the occasional hobby painter; this will… Read more →

Exhibition of Paul Gauguin – voyage to the exotic

From 09 October 2012 to 13 January 2013 – at the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid.   A ‘must see’ exhibition!   I recently went to this exhibition in Madrid and found it exceptionally worthwhile and enlightening.  If anyone gets a chance to go, I recommend it. The post-impressionist painter, Paul Gauguin gave creative light to the 19th century with his experimental… Read more →

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