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John Hogan
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Artist. Painter
Artist. Painter

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Development
Here I am sitting and waiting for the gesso to dry, before starting a new painting. I thought I would share my ideas on the development of a painter. Most artists throughout history have shown a marked development in their work over their lifetime. I single...
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Style and Art opinion
I have a couple of issues on my mind that I would like to share. Firstly, The term artist, and what it means to me. Recently, I heard an interview with  Tracy Emin on radio 2 , what struck me more than anything was her  reference to being an artist, " I kne...
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Process
I have a system in the way I generally work on a painting from start to finish that I would like to share. My process may also give others ideas as to the methods they employ. There are of course many different practical ways to create a painting, some are ...
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Ideas and philosophy
The universe, and the philosophy of our existence within it, are integral to  a  human life. You may or may not be totally aware of the big questions, the precedence of a philosophical mind may be hindered by the mundane and banality of work and everyday li...
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Why paint?
The present day, molded through art history development  has enabled artists and musicians an ever increasing plethora of mediums open to the artist to both develop their practice and express themselves. I found out very early that I could not sing and, eve...
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Why paint?
The present day, molded through art history development  has enabled artists and musicians an ever increasing plethora of mediums open to the artist to both develop their practice and express themselves. I found out very early that I could not sing and, eve...
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Reasoning
The reasoning behind my current practice is many fold. I believe every artist goes through transitions with their work, periods of experimentation in order to acquire visual knowledge to further fuel possible directions in their work. I am no exception to t...
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Ever since I was a boy and able to think  I have loved images, they excite me and i have spent my life pouring over countless painted images, most of them exhilarating and have made a lasting impression. I am a figurative painter and have always enjoyed usi...
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