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Painting progress

I'm still working on my series of paintings from my sketch trip to Leeds. After all the studies and the alla prima heads I drew and painted I've got to bite the bullet, stop procrastinating and get stuck in to the main pieces. Exhibition! The big news, and the main...

Finding your art style

When you are learning how to draw and paint being able to recognise your style can be one of the biggest frustrations, but it just means learning how to paint consistently, confidently and recognisably in your own visual 'voice'. Learning from others For a long time I...

Alla prima portraits – progress pictures

I thought I'd show you how some of my recent portraits developed. I've painted these on Arches oil paper all in one go (alla prima), so without layers of glazes. Each painting is done in a day to take advantage of the properties of working wet on wet into oil paint....

News, exhibitions and updates

Painting progress

I'm still working on my series of paintings from my sketch trip to Leeds. After all the studies and the alla prima heads I drew and painted I've got to bite the bullet, stop procrastinating and get stuck in to the main pieces. Exhibition! The big news, and the main...

50/50 exhibition private view

I went up to London last night for the private view of Artistic UK's latest group exhibition, '50/50', a theme "embracing the possibilities of the future in all their outcomes, good and bad. The space in time where everything is both likely and unlikely....

50/50 exhibition in London, August 2018

I'm proud to be part of a huge exhibition this summer in White City, London (The Crows Nest Gallery, W10 6RP) from 3rd August to 23rd August 2018. The show is called 50/50 and is presented by Artistic UK who say: "We will be embracing the possibilities of the future...

Surrey Contemporary Art Fair 2019

I've just booked to show  at my first big art fair next year, Surrey Contemporary Art Fair. It's exciting as it will give me the chance to paint a cohesive set of paintings with an end goal, though as usual I'm nervous about whether anyone will want to buy anything!...

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Kristin Rawcliffe

Kristin Rawcliffe

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