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Cathy Read Artist
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Last Sunday I took part in “Brush with Fame” It was the launch of Bucks Open Studios and participating artists were asked to take part. I volunteered as I felt I needed a challenge. Painting a portrait in 4 hours. For a landscape painter who normally…

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Farewell Tommy - Painting of #London #StPancras Station and the station clock. Recently sold to a UK collector. Missing it already.
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Choosing Contemporary art for a room can be difficult. 1. Where you want the art to go. Contemporary art in a bedroom has to appeal to a different set of criteria than art you’d want in a study or dining room. 2. Will the Art be on its own? or will it be…

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You never know what to expect at Art Exhibitions And that’s half the fun. The Mall Galleries are below street level so when you come into the reception you stand at the top of the steps and have a great view of the whole room. This was the view as I…

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After last year’s filming, I fell in love with Stop Motion Painting recording. One of the most exciting pieces of film from the Landscape Artist of the Year filming last June was seeing the stop motion film they took of me on the day. I love the way you…

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Are you drawn to landscape paintings of Mountain Views? Have you ever climbed a mountain? If you have then you’ll realise that climbing up mountains is a challenge but the view from the top and sense of achievement makes it all worthwhile. Knowing that…

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What should Contemporary Painting focus on? Have you ever wondered what Contemporary art is? Abstracts? Surreal Portraits? Contemporary Architecture? Most of mine focus on the latter, but what about historic buildings and features? Do they still count? I…

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Industrial roots are obvious in the Manchester Skyline. I often think of it as sooty black because my most vivid memories are from childhood when much of it was. Nowadays red brick and slate dominate the Manchester Skyline. Like the court house in the…
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