Joe Reynolds

  • When you have the good fortune to visit a country, a city, a place

    we can bring back our memories in many ways be it photos, writings

    or a painting. I feel when you create in the place it means so much

  • We will check to see what is the issue for you thanks for letting us know

  • This little piece happened out of know where

    I found one Pink bud and developed it then another

    …and another and it grew organically .

    The main structure are direction lines to guide the eye

    so

  • Admin wrote a new post, Beach & Boat 1 month ago

    A scene of pure calm, just to drift away.

    A simple scene can sum up so many thoughts

    which is a great gift for everyone.

    Your painting starts long before the paint hits

    the paper its starts with your

  • Andrew Geeson replied to the topic What kind of paper in the forum Tutorials 1 month ago

    Hi Iris, welcome along, I use 140lbs (300gms) Cold Pressed Not so mid weight mid texture. My go to paper is Hahnmule exhibition papers you go to their site you will find it. I would caution against expensive high end paper to start with as it throws up a few challenges. So just test out what you have and look for good colour hold and in strength,…[Read more]

  • Andrew Geeson replied to the topic What kind of paper in the forum Tutorials 1 month ago

    Hi Iris, welcome along, I use 140lbs (300gms) Cold Pressed Not so mid weight mid texture. My go to paper is Hahnmule exhibition papers you go to their site you will find it. I would caution against expensive high end paper to start with as it throws up a few challenges. So just test out what you have and look for good colour hold and in strength,…[Read more]

  • Andrew Geeson replied to the topic What kind of paper in the forum Tutorials 1 month ago

    Hi Iris, welcome along, I use 140lbs (300gms) Cold Pressed Not so mid weight mid texture. My go to paper is Hahnmule exhibition papers you go to their site you will find it. I would caution against expensive high end paper to start with as it throws up a few challenges. So just test out what you have and look for good colour hold and in strength,…[Read more]

  • Good strength of colour and well balance in your application…good one!
    • Very nice, great light and shade across the image
      • Andrew Geeson replied to the topic How wet is wet? in the forum Tutorials 1 month ago

        Hi I tend to use Hanhamule paper 140lbs cp not, if you take a look at the tips and techniques area you will find a simple run through of how to gauge the absorbency of your paper. I personally find archers a little more difficult to work with, it gives great strength in holding the colour tone but does remind wet for longer which in turn makes you…[Read more]

      • This is a beauty! good light and shadows and varying use of colours to describe the scene….excellent
        • An idea turned into a joy

          Just like flowers it grew and turned beautiful

          Simple things bring the most pleasure …

          So go on give it a go you may just love it

        • Looseness can be delivered in various forms, delicate and light or heavy and brooding.

          Choose the mood to suit the subject and the feeling your

          want to evoke. This painting was of a local entrance and was my

        • Be inspired every time your journey, take a sketchbook a nice one to make it special, take photos from different angles not just straight on your trying to gather information on how to create your painting and

        • When you want to paint and your not sure of a subject just

          paint something you know and are familiar with, this will kick

          start your mood and give you confidence for a new project.

           

          It will also a

        • Admin wrote a new post, Sun City 1 month, 3 weeks ago

          All that you see is not always the way to interpret your paintings especially in a loose way. Try to think of the end painting that you want to capture and use the real life scene a just scaffolding for your work.

        • A little diversion on my way home from Norfolk I decide to drop by the beautiful coastal village of Blakeney, and try and capture The Blakeney Hotel before the sun set.

        • We have a great new tutorial arrived in our Sketchbook Challenge section!

          Meet ‘Maggie’ a cute little puppy sent in by Jennifer Curry Wingrove (Thank You Jennifer)

          Now it’s your turn to enjoy Maggie’s

        • A recent road trip to Blenheim Palace

          was great fun and chance to paint a little too!

          Always enjoy your journey!

        • We have a new tutorial arrived in the academy to enjoy!

          ‘Domino’ from a great image sent in by Sue Carter Martin (Thank You) Drop by and enjoy the moment

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