surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

"everything in painting has been done already, so why bother to paint at all." It is probably the 'realist' paintings of today that is easy to critic.  After all they'd say, what is the point of copying something in front of you, when we now have the digital camera? - To a large extent I… Continue reading surpassing reality…with contemporary classical realism

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

The Art Game

Even though real life exhibitions are still relevant for many artists, an on line presence is essential (if only for street cred). That “painting is a dead art” conversation has faded away as fast as padded shoulders did in the middle 1980's.

Free to view & read on line…anywhere

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UK’s leading Art Magazine – Now has an excellent Artists Gallery

  issue number 11 is now on line to read free - this issue has two fantastic articles - Colin Taylor Part two of his wonderful 3-part essay on contemporary landscape and how to translate that popular genre into a vital and important work of art...part two discusses "what is seeing." - The second article… Continue reading UK’s leading Art Magazine – Now has an excellent Artists Gallery

Helping artists in more ways than one

In issue #8 of painters Tubes, we featured an artist who had submitted a number of works for consideration to be featured in the magazine. Most of the work were landscape paintings, and although they were excellent, they was not what TUBES were looking for, at the time. Landscape painting had been extensively covered in… Continue reading Helping artists in more ways than one