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.

TUBES TURNER PRIZE 2019

painters Tubes magazine will be announcing a great opportunity for young artists in the near future. The Tubes Turner project will begin with a 'shout out' for Artists to submit three paintings for the TUBES TURNER PRIZE - The prize for the selected winner(s) who must be under 25 years old will include a five… Continue reading TUBES TURNER PRIZE 2019

Free to view & read on line…anywhere

link: https://goo.gl/BV25qL to read painters TUBES magazine free on line - + TUBES artists Gallery - submit today

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