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Paint Along with Matthew Palmer Series Two – Prog One – Part One

In the first of this brand new series, professional artist Matthew Palmer takes 3 students Mandy, Harry and Nigel through a simple watercolour painting, an autumnal landscape. Matthew begins this painting by explaining how to start with a wet in wet sky before adding some distant trees using the stippling technique. Follow Matthew as he teaches you how to add simple yet effective foreground details, ...

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Improve Your Animals in Mixed Media Two – Part One

Professional artist Marilyn Allis paints three exotic elephants on a vibrant background using mixed media. Marilyn demonstrates how to use your imagination to create this dynamic scene. She shows how to paint elephants using loose brushstrokes in watercolour and then how to use pastels to create depth in the painting. With Marilyns help you will soon be able to create this animated and colourful elephant ...

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Ready To Paint Village In The Snow – Part One

Today popular artist Terry Harrison shows you how to paint in watercolour a picturesque village, set in the snow of winter. Using masking fluid, to highlight areas of snow, Terry also shows you how to easily add the sun to this breathtaking composition, by simply using a coin! With his trademark brushes, he guides you with ease through this winter scene, showing you that not ...

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Terry’s Top Tips Three – Part One

In the third of a four part series, professional artist Terry Harrison continues to reveal his 'Tops Tips for Acrylic Artists'. In this episode Terry shows that by varying background colours and using a number of trusted techniques such as 'stippling', the same tree can work for all seasons. Terry demonstrates how to use light fresh colours for spring, more vibrant colours for summer, colourful ...

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Meta Has Significantly Downsized Open Arts, Its In-House Art Team, as Part of Its Largest Round of Layoffs Ever

Last week’s round of 11,000 layoffs at Meta appears to have gutted Open Arts, the company’s art and design division, formerly known as Facebook Open Arts. Because Meta declined to comment on this story, it remains unclear how large the department was pre-layoffs, or how deep the cuts went, but a deep dive on LinkedIn suggests it was something of a blood bath. “You ...

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2,700-Year-Old Assyrian Carvings Unveiled as Part of Park in Iraq – ARTnews.com

An archaeological park with 2,700-year-old Assyrian carvings was revealed at a ceremony in northern Iraq on Sunday. The 13 rock-carved bas-reliefs were cut into the walls of an irrigation canal spanning six miles. Measuring 16 feet wide and 6-and-a-half feet tall, the carvings date from the reigns of Sargon II (721 BCE–705 BCE) and his son Sennacherib (705 BCE–681 BCE). They include depictions of ...

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Local art group born from lockdown ‘Strange Times Quest’ is taking part in Hampshire Open Studios

AN ART group that started in lockdown will be proudly showcasing its work as part of a county-wide initiative this summer. Artists, venues and galleries will be opening their doors to the public for Hampshire Open Studios from August 20 to 29. Winchester art group Strange Times Quest will be taking part, welcoming the public to St Mary’s Chapel Hall over the August bank ...

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French Authorities Detain Two Archaeologists, Including a Louvre Curator, as Part of an Ongoing International Art-Trafficking Dragnet

Two high-ranking archaeologists and curators are being held for questioning by French investigators as part of a probe into a global art-trafficking scandal that has implicated the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Met, and former Louvre director Jean-Luc Martinez. Jean-François Charnier and Noëmi Daucé are suspected of ignoring warnings about the questionable provenance of at least two allegedly stolen Egyptian antiquities worth millions, and urging ...

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Art Dealers Lie. A Lot. It’s Part of the Business—and the Truth Is Nearly Impossible to Prove. But We Found Some Receipts

The Art Detective is a weekly column by Katya Kazakina for Artnet News Pro that lifts the curtain on what’s really going on in the art market.   Why do art dealers lie?  The question inevitably makes people laugh. As in: Are you serious? Or: Is this even a question? And: Welcome to the art world!   There are lies of omission (withholding stuff) and ...

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