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Photorealism and the BP Portrait Award

As usual the BP Portrait award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery encompasses a range of styles which either display beautiful traditional painting dexterity or are widely derivative and old fashioned depending on your perspective of what art these days should entail. 337 more words

Contemporary Art


Good to get a male model to paint and this one was willing to stand. Normally I just get stuck in and start drawing, but this time I was determined to get the whole figure in, so I spent some time measuring up and I adjusted the head three or four times before I launched on the rest of the figure. 17 more words

Dancing with the moon

I used to love to dance with the moon and kiss the stars when they allowed it. I had hope in my heart and lightning strikes to keep me entertained. 230 more words


Batik by Marina

Past and Present
I will be exhibiting new batik art work at the 2014 September Art Exhibition, Wadhurst, East Sussex.

The September Art Exhibition was established in 1996. 365 more words


False memories I-III

I have posted these already, but I decided to repost as I received better quality pictures. All of these (plus parts IV and V) are available for purchase or for rent through… 77 more words

Sanna Maria Paananen