artists quotes

Collection of famous and not so famous artists quotes assembled by Alan Brain   Alan Brain is an abstract artist who paints in watercolour and acrylic. His work can be viewed by using the paintings tag in the menu above. Or you can visit his¬†gallery/studio¬†in...

World War One paintings

World War One Paintings   One hundred years ago the war to end all wars began, it was called The Great War. It lasted over four years and millions were slaughtered to no avail, it all started again nineteen years later and was renamed World War One (WW1) That...

minimal watercolours -whispering glass

The subtleties of watercolour can be used to great effect in minimalism and this example demonstrates the beautiful translucency of the medium. Any medium can be used to create a painting but watercolour has a subtlety that is somehow unique. The muted colours in this...

restful paintings in watercolour – nebulus – minimal art

The purpose of this painting is to use minimalism to create a feeling of calmness whilst also being intriguing. Only muted colours are used together with partly hidden shapes to enable the eye to glide over the whole painting without interruption. It is one of a...

minimalism – calming depths

In this minimal painting nothing is absolutely clear but painted in a minimal way. The large rectangle creates a sense of space with one or two small rectangles to add intrigue. The large space is surrounded by interesting geometric shapes with line, again to add...