Drawing and painting are therapeutic, creative and above all, hugely enjoyable occupations. From October, my Studio (just 35 mins. from Rennes) will be open to visitors and I will be starting my 2 hour (1-2-1) highly acclaimed art sessions. For further information, please fill in the form below and e-mail it to me.
There are lots of Artists,who like me, enjoy painting action pictures. However, in many instances, these artworks, excellent as they are, lack impact. The viewer is erroniously given the impression that the subject is static, when in fact, this is the reverse situation.
Whether you chose to illustrate a horse(s) running, a person jumping over a water splash, a motor-bike rider cornering hard, or as below, a rally car throwing up a lot of dust and gravel, whilst driving at speed, then you need to show the viewer that this is an action packed artwork. This painting of the legendary French Rally Driver, Michele Mouton, driving the mighty Audi Quattro Group B rally car, is phase two of this particular motoring artwork, painted on box canvas in artists’ oils and size 50cm x 70cm.
Reminder:- new series of one-to-one art classes (2 hours’ duration) starting in Oct. next; all welcome.
I am often asked, particularly by my students, what are my influences and why do I draw and paint cars. The answer is simple. From early childhood, cars and to a smaller extent, motorbikes, played a large role in my life. As children, we even played games, (with our eyes closed) when on a bus, as to which passing car we could identify by its’ engine noise…..
At l7 I got my driving licence and at l8 I bought my first motor-bike…….which I had to maintain myself, so my interest in things technical became a necessity as well as doing something that I actually liked. When I got my first car, (an “interesting” Triumph Herald Coupé) I became hooked on all things to do with motorsport, including driving, as shown above (yes, that is me, buckling up in that Subaru last Sunday ) quick cars and that too has influenced my specialisation in motoring artwork.
However, I have always owned pets and these too are part of my art network, so to speak. Buildings too and their renovation, inside and out, being part of my career, has also influenced my artwork. And my final influence has been the garden, hence a smattering of floral based artworks! As an Art Tutor, I believe it is important that artists draw and paint subjects with which they are relatively familiar and comfortable. Illustrating a subject or subjects in which the artist has no interest will probably result in a poorly crafted work.
My new series of hugely enjoyable One-to-One Art Classes ( all mediums; portraiture; still-life; animals; floral; scenic, buildings and yes, cars, etc., ) will commence at the end of October and if you would like any information about these 2 hour sessions, please do not hesitate to contact me. I look forward to meeting you and influencing you to becoming a top class Artist. Thank you for taking the time to read this and perhaps to share it on, and as we say, here in Brittany, a bientot.
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Please join me at La Plesse, for a series of challenging, enjoyable and highly rewarding, drawing and painting workshops, in a variety of mediums and on a range of themes.
My Art Studio is located at Ercé en Lamée, situated 35 k south of Rennes, Brittany, W. France, Dept. 35. For more information please e-mail me at :- email@example.com
Visitors are welcome to come and enjoy my artwork – by prior arrangement please.
Do you want to master the skill of making quick and accurate drawings and paintings? Or do you long to create a truly superb work of art? Then come an join me in my fully equipped Art Studio in go…
This painting, watercolour on paper – SOLD – features one of Maserati’s gorgeous racing cars of the 1950’s. Grouped under the term 250F, only about 26 of these wonderful …
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Do you want to master the skill of making quick and accurate drawings and paintings? Or do you long to create a truly superb work of art?
Then come an join me in my fully equipped Art Studio in gorgeous Brittany – and make your dream come true…
As a working Artist-Painter, I have many years’ experience ( In Ireland and in France) of teaching people how to produce lst class illustrations and paintings – in all fields and in all aspects of drawing and painting mediums and materials.
Although I specialise in one-to-one Professional, Art Personal Tuition, I also hold a number of challenging Open Days (limited to just 4 persons) which comprise a Professional Art Class in the morning and in the afternoon, the students are given the time to unleash their creativity and to create a wonderful work of art of their own.
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