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Art in Motion

How does one achieve a sense of motion or movement in a painting. Today we look at a small watercolour I acquired last week which I think does achieve this. It is a coastal scene showing fishermen, boats, and steam … Continue reading

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William Lionel Wylie artist

Today, we look at British artist #WilliamLionelWylie (1851-1931). He was a painter of maritime scenes and considered the ‘most distinguished marine artist of his day’. His works are held in the many of the major galleries and museums in this … Continue reading

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Naive Art

I come across pieces of naive art as I continue to build my collection.  #NaiveArt has a child-like quality but is not childish in any way.  Often one considers that the creators of this type of art are untrained but that … Continue reading

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Art of the Coast

From my home, the #Norfolkcoast is an hours drive .  It is a place where the British flock to in the summer sunshine.  Beaches are crowded with bodies tanning, people building sand castles or playing games, families enjoying picnics and … Continue reading

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Art In Variety

Three different types of art today, a linocut, an aquatint, and a pen and ink drawing, all from modern artists.  Very different techniques and yet they produce beauty in their own ways. A linocut by James Kerr entitled ‘The Cockerel’. … Continue reading

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Art on the Move

The holiday season draws to a close and I and my wife have have just returned from a short break with our dear friends in Wales.  And as is my wont, I bought some art.  After loading the car and … Continue reading

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