Had a double session at art group today. This was my effort tonight. I have just started to like acrylics again and thoroughly enjoyed this painting. This took about 1.5 hours to complete. The trees worked out well and I used a brush I have never used before to get the stippling effect. The best part is the red tree in the middle of the painting.

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Had a go at an iPad portrait of my wife today. I have done quite a few self portraits and this was a nice change. Got to say that the pressure to get it right was high. Not so bothered about a painting of myself, but this had to be right.

This was painted on the iPad in the Artrage app and with the Sensu brush.

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It is that time of year again, and is always like to do something to represent Remembrance. Last year I painted a picture of the poppy fields. This year I have included poppies taken from a photo I took at a war memorial in Harrogate.
This was painted in acrylics, and it was nice to do something other than the iPad. Very happy with the way this turned out.

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This is my competition entry for the Society for All Artists group on Facebook. This new scheme sees lots of people interpreting the same image. It is a great idea and nice to see all the different ways people represent an image.

This was painted in Artrage on the iPad.

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This is my pet portrait of one of three dogs at a local cafe we visit regularly… Gardenmakers near Wigglesworth on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

This was painted in Artrage and I enjoyed this one very much. Might try and do the other two as well. Whilst all three dogs are Golden Retrievers they are all very different looking and in personality.

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This is my competition entry on the Society for All Artists Facebook group.
I am not normally a landscape ipad painter, but I am getting to enjoy these more and more. There were a number of tools used on this one and the app used was Artrage.

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This is my second painting from Antony Gormley. This is from a reference photo off the internet taken at Crosby beach at sunset.
If you haven’t been to see this group of 100 sculptures it is really worth paying a visit. You will need to be in the Liverpool area.

Painted on the iPad in the Artrage App.

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This is Antony Gormley’s sculpture entitled ‘The Angel of the North’ this wonderful piece of art is based in Gateshead and I visited it this week. I took the reference photo just as the light was changing.
Painted in Artrage.

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