anything about art – interesting points on creating paintings – alan brain art

This blog is for anything about art and a way to share anything arty. Have you an interesting point or observation? If so then please share it here in the comments section at the end of each blog post. Enjoy the read – you will find art tidbits that can be of interest to art lovers and artists alike. Painting tips, artists quotes, step by step examples on how a painting is created, and more.

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For Reigate Art Society

Posted by on 1 Apr 2013 in blog | 0 comments

For Reigate Art Society

Thank you for the opportunity to meet with you all at the Reigate Art Society Evenings we did together. I hope you got some pointers that will help you along your artistic journey. You will recall I started to paint to illustrate the points we discussed which were – ….find someting you feel strongly about to paint … paint like a child, directly, spontaneously, without inhibitions and rules to follow … see shapes not objects and arrange them to make the feeling you want to make …colour those shapes in with passion...

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artists quotes

Posted by on 26 Mar 2013 in blog | 2 comments

artists quotes

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please yourself

Posted by on 17 Jan 2012 in blog | 2 comments

please yourself

I tape down a sheet of paper to a board and then paint, nothing shattering about that! but I will confess that when I am finished and remove the tape to reveal that clean white border, I get a small thrill.  Here is one I have just done.

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