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Portrait Artist of the Year: 2019 Exhibition Tour & 2020 Semi-Final

This is about where you can see an exhibition of portraits painted during the Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 competition by the Heat Winners and Finalists - which is touring the UK during April,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Duncan Shoosmith is Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Last night Duncan Shoosmith won the Final of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019  Paintings in the competition by Duncan Shoosmith (left to right) Self Portrait, Jodie Comer, Laura Linney... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Restoration of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris - how to donate

This is about ways to donate if you feel strongly that you would like to contribute to the restoration of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Yesterday evening, I wrote about The Destruction of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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The Destruction of Notre Dame - only the stone will remain

The Destruction of Notre Dame It's absolutely tragic watching a huge and very fierce fire burning in Notre-Dame de Paris which is gutting the building.  Many, many people in Paris and around the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Paris, Notre Dame de Paris, Making A Mark


Commission an artist: 'Home is where the Art Is' (Episodes 1-5)

If you're interested in the artwork produced by artists pitching for a commission in the BBC's new afternoon show "Home Is Where the Art Is" you can find out below: What their names are  Links to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Shortlist for Jackson's £5,000 Open Art Prize published

The shortlist of finalists for the Jackson's Open Art Prize (£5,000) are listed below. The prize aims to celebrate exceptional artworks by artists at all stages of theirs careers There's some... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Semi-Final of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

The Semi-Final Episode of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 was broadcast on Tuesday - and can still be watched via Now TV. Portait artists painting Courtney Pine The Semi... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Home Is Where the Art Is - needs a makeover!

Yet another programme from the BBC about art and crafts - this one is called (groan!) Home Is Where the Art Is. The Title Image for the Programme This one's a bit different - because it's being... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: 207th Exhibition of Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

The 207th Exhibition by the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours continues in all three galleries at the Mall Galleries until 18th April 2018.  411 paintings have been hung in total Cover... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Feedback from Battersea Arts Centre PAOTY 2020 Heats

Next week there are FIVE more Heats of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 at the Battersea Arts Centre for: Heats 5-8 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2020 - on Monday 8th - Thursday 11th April (10am -... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Battersea Arts Centre, Making A Mark, Battersea Arts Centre PAOTY


Remembering the Paint by Numbers artist / inventor who has died age 93

There's not many artists who get an obituary in newspapers around the world. However that's what happened this week to Dan Robbins, the commercial artist who had the idea for paint by numbers - a kit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 8 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

I don't suppose that when the producers of Portrait Artist of the Year asked Jodie Comer to sit for Episode 8 that they realised that they would have an actress who has been nominated for very many... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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RI Annual Exhibition 2019 - Awards and Candidates

The Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours (RI) 207th Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries opened today after its Private View yesterday - at which the awards were announced. Group of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Brexit, Banksy and Cold War Steve

This morning I've spent some time looking at artistic commentary on contemporary life - with  Cold War Steve and 'McFadden's Cold War' Banksy vs Bristol Museum revisited - with Devolved... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Banksy, Steve, McFadden, Bristol Museum, Making A Mark, Brexit Banksy


Review: Episode 7 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Episode 7 produced a bit of a pink shortlist - three girls on the shortlist with a dominant pink tinge to the portraits with colour, a graphite drawing was accompanied by a vivid pink scarf and the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Celebrity Painting Challenge on BBC1 - who's taking part?

Celebrity Painting Challenge is the second new art series on the BBC - on BBC1. Following on from my post TWO NEW BBC Art Shows last November, I can now reveal who's going to be doing the real work -... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Looking for Rembrandt - on BBC4 in April

BBC4 is marking the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt's death by telling his story from how own perspective - despite the fact he fell on hard times towards the end of his life and left no diaries and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 6 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Episode 6 pf Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 was one of those where it was clear who definitely needed to be in the shortlist - but then there were a fair few also rans. What follows is my review... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review - Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize 2019 - and pricing issues

the bottom half of the prizewinning painting by Jennifer McRae  This is about the recent Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize Exhibition. It covers: the prizewinners the nature of the artwork selected the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Owner of Artist Network, Wet Canvas & North Light Books files for Bankruptcy Protection

I've just caught up with the news which broke earlier this week that F&W Media have filed for bankruptcy protection.  F+W Media, the multimedia company that publishes books, magazines, and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Artists, Fine Art, Art Books, Art On Television, North Light Books, Art Magazine, Making A Mark, Newspapers and Magazines, Wet Canvas


Review: Episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

I have no quibbles with the shortlist produced by Episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year. The self portrait and heat portrait of the shortlisted artists from Episode 5 (2019) Again we have an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Owner of Artist Network, Wet Canvas & North Light Books files for Bankruptcy

I've just caught up with the news which broke earlier this week that F&W Media have filed for bankruptcy.  F+W Media, the multimedia company that publishes books, magazines, and digital content... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, North Light Books, Making A Mark


Call for Entries - Royal Society of British Artists 303rd Exhibition

This is a reminder that you have until Friday 15th March 2019 to submit an entry to the 2019 Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) This post is about the Call for Entries.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Alan Woollett named Master Artist for 'Birds in Art' 2019

Alan Woollett British coloured pencil artist Alan Woollett will be the 2019 Master Artist at the 44th annual “Birds in Art” exhibition at the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in USA in the Autumn. ... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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OFFICIAL: No 12,000 cap on entries to RA Summer Exhibition + dates change

OFFICIAL: There is no 12,000 cap on entries to the RA Summer Exhibition This is an update - and clarification - regarding my original Call for Entries for the Summer Exhibition - RA Summer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Review: Episode 4 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

Episode 4 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019 seemed different and I'm not quite sure why.  the Judges picked their shortlist in record time  the Twittersphere did not go into... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Lynn Painter Stainers 2019 - selected artists and events

This year's Lynn Painter-Stainer Prize Exhibition can be seen at the Mall Galleries until 17th March 2019 (Open daily, 10am to 5pm | Admission free).  However if you are unable to get to London, you... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Jeff George's new Pencil Storage

This is about a new pencil storage system for his art studio - devised by Jeff George CPSA, one of the the USA's leading coloured pencil artists. Like others, he got inspiration for a new system... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Challenge: Show me your live streaming life drawings!

I know that there were a lot of people around the world who engaged with #LifeDrawingLive Challenge at the Royal Academy on Thursday evening (or whatever time of day it was for you). Nobody was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
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Painting Georgia O’Keeffe Country

Three of the paintings in Lydia Bauman, Looking for Georgia - Painting Georgia O’Keeffe Country - the central view is of the Ghost Ranch landscape Yesterday morning I saw one of the most impressive... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] [Author: Making A Mark]
Tags: Art, Making A Mark, Georgia O'Keeffe Country, Lydia Bauman, Georgia Painting Georgia O'Keeffe Country



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