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VIDEO: Wildlife Field Study sketches by the SWLA
This is my video (below) of the sketches and artwork produced by members of the Society of Wildlife Artists during Wildlife Study Projects in the field at: Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve, Dorset Wildlife Reserve  - during a Residency by SWLA in May 2017  ...

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Awards - Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition 2017
I went to see The Natural Eye 2017 on Friday. This is the annual exhibition of the Society of Wildlife Artists yesterday and I'll be writing my review of this splendid exhibition tomorrow. You can view selected works in the exhibition: on the Mall Galleries...

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Howard Hodgkin Portrait of the Artist - at Sotheby's
The collectable art and artifacts from  Howard Hodgkin 's estate are being auctioned on Tuesday at Sotheby's in London . You can view the exhibition on Sunday and Monday - and it has some really lovely things in it. You can also see the items online at the ...

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Art Schools in the UK - an Introduction
A new page on Art Business Info. for Artists I'm developing a new section within Art Business Info. for Artists in relation to  Practice - How to be a successful artist - Habits, Practices and Development. One of the new pages in the sub-section that relate...

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Basquiat on the BBC and at the Barbican
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) was a precocious and highly original talent - as a poet, artist and social commentator. He lived fast, painted faster, made a lot of money and died young, age 27, of a heroin overdose - just over 30 years ago. In May this ye...

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Tim Storrier wins richest portrait prize in the world
WINNER OF THE DOUG MORAN PORTRAIT PRIZE The Lunar Savant (portrait of McLean Edwards) by Tim Storrier acrylic on linen The Lunar Savant (portrait of McLean Edwards)  by Tim Storrier has just won the First Prize in the Doug Moran Portrait Prize - worth $AUD ...

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An Apocalyptic Artful Autumn
I went to Kew Gardens yesterday to view their new Artful Autumn exhibitions in the gardens. I hadn't quite bargained on getting Apocalypse Now thrown in for free! The weather was forecast to be warm and sunny and a great day to visit the gardens to see the ...

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Awards and CBMs at the Society of Botanical Artists Annual Exhibition 2017
This week " Changing Seasons " the 2017 Annual Exhibition of the Society of Botanical Artists opened at Central Hall Westminster in London. Admission is free and it's on every day 11am-5pm until Saturday 21st October. Entrance to the exhibition - at the end...

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Watercolour paintings of flowers sell well
Flower paintings are hugely popular with the public. Watercolour paintings of flowers also sell well - particularly when executed by experts . I find it such a pity that leading open exhibitions of watercolour paintings (by the RWS, RI and Sunday Times Wate...

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RWS Contemporary Watercolour Competition 2018 - Call for Entries
This post is for ALL watercolour painters - wherever you live - who are interested in submitting their watercolour paintings to the art competition run each year by the Royal Watercolour Society. The  Royal Watercolour Society  invites submissions for the 2...
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