Behind the Green Door

below is a  fictional story by painters TUBES contributor and art critic 'Spike' First published in 2017 Tubes thought it was worth another run out. 'Spike' is currently writing his new book - 'passage to another existence' to be serialised by painters Tubes new website in the summer - free to read and download (perhaps… Continue reading Behind the Green Door

painters TUBES magazine- now on on line – read free – printed version available

TUBES printed magazine Now on £5 + post and packing (UK)

an illusionary world of Artistic freedom

I strayed across an interesting old video on You Tube. It was was on those that you find popping up on a feed after you have watched something similar, which is annoying. But, it got me thinking about the relationship between Artistic freedom and Modern Religious Art. This particular You Tube discussion, come lecture, come… Continue reading an illusionary world of Artistic freedom

in response to readers requests…

... a number of readers have asked Tubes if they can view examples of our Editors Art. After some 'bullying' we convinced him to 'complete' his own website, which he did only the other day.  So, for them that asked and for them that are curious about the Editors own paintings, here is the link:… Continue reading in response to readers requests…

The Industrial Revolution and the Art that it inspired – (past and present)

Part one of the new series of articles is to be published in issue #8 of TUBES http://www.painterstubes.com                                       www.painterstubes.co.uk

“…pay for space and art comps…are they really worth it? “

Below is an extract of an article by 'Spike' from the latest issue of Tubes magazine - Spike is the resident critic of painters Tubes magazine. Artists to read the full article. You can register as 'preview' reader on line (free to read full magazine) by emailing Tubes with your name and email putting 'register… Continue reading “…pay for space and art comps…are they really worth it? “