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Art Over-shadowed

At times artists, although finely talented, are over-shadowed by others or even the place which they portray.  Two artists who might be in this category are Thomas Bushby and Joseph Middleton Jopling. We begin with #ThomasBushby (1861-1918).  An artist who … Continue reading

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Art through a Webb

The Webb I refer to is Kenneth Webb (b. 1927).  #KennethWebb is an English painter who has been influenced by colour – colour in nature and in natural forms.  Since 1953, when he was appointed Head of the Painting School at … Continue reading

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Art of a Green Land

Again this summer, my wife and I took a holiday in Northern Ireland.  The weather was wonderful and the countryside verdant and green.  The sites we visited were not all different from last year since we drove friends to places … Continue reading

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Art of the Forgotten

As I collect art, I find myself wondering how some fine artists just disappear from public knowledge.  They may be found in galleries but they are not well known.  How does one compete with Turner or Constable?  Today a few … Continue reading

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Art of the Dot

I beg your indulgence as I return to a topic which I have talked about earlier.  The artistry and beauty of the stipple engraving. Perhaps some might call what is portrayed in this picture dated, idealistic or naive and in … Continue reading

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Art of Etching/Engraving

How does one make art. For most of us we might draw or paint but we would not generally consider the  art of etching or engraving. The idea of scratching lines onto a sheet of metal sounds like to much … Continue reading

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