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Sgraffito

A technique not always associated with painting but it has been used by some fine artists. One might not even realise that one is looking at this technique. #Sgraffito is the scratching away of one layer to reveal another. In … Continue reading

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Joseph Farquharson Artist

You may not recognise the artist’s name but you will recognise the art which #JosephFarquharson has created.  Joseph Farquharson (1847-1935) was a Scottish artist who specialised in country and winter scenes.  Many of these scenic paintings were turned into Christmas … Continue reading

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Art On Shore

The etchings today are of the sea as viewed from the shore.  A stormy sea, a shipwreck, low tide, and a calm coastal scene done by different artists. #TheMorningAftertheWreckofaDutchEastIndia-Man is this etchings full title.  Etched by #JCousen after a painting … Continue reading

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Art of Majesty

I wonder at times what art should be.  Many artists use art to make a statement.  Others push the boundaries of society’s understanding saying they are just declaiming what society is becoming.   I, myself, find these arguments belittling of … Continue reading

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Art on Sale

A local charity had a sale these last few days.  They had a sale on picture frames.  I don’t usually buy frames unless they are something very special, I am more concerned with what they hold and display.  I purchased … Continue reading

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