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Learning about still life painting

Learning about still life painting

I'm taking a course at the moment at Heatherley's School of Fine Art in London, led by Daniel Shadbolt. Daniel is a great teacher, I attended a workshop with him in the summer and thought it would be good to go back for more sustained tuition. The course is 'Oil...

Developing and painting ‘Bring the Fire’

Developing and painting ‘Bring the Fire’

I've just finished this one I think, although as an art teacher said, "Paintings are never finished, only abandoned". I'm not entirely sure that's true however as there's definitely such a thing as overworking! Anyway. I thought I'd give you a bit of insight into how...

Brushes for oils and acrylics

Brushes for oils and acrylics

I sometimes get asked about the brushes I use, so I thought I'd write a post about them. I have to say first however, that every painter will feel differently about their brushes, and every brush has a different feel depending on what paint is used and what surface is...

News, exhibitions and updates

Recent portrait paintings

Recent portrait paintings

It's been a very busy year so far. I spent the first two months completing several large paintings and preparing for Surrey Contemporary Art Fair. My intention was to create statement pieces that celebrate colour. Next came the fair itself, a fantastic experience, and...

My first Art Fair experience

My first Art Fair experience

I thoroughly enjoyed my first art fair experience at Surrey Contemporary Art Fair in March, though it was exhausting. The mental effort involved in being brave and putting myself out there, as well as organising things I needed whilst being inexperienced as a visitor...

New website shop for Kristin Rawcliffe Art

New website shop for Kristin Rawcliffe Art

There's a new shop on my website to let you buy paintings, drawings, prints, cards and lessons directly from me. Original art I've listed some oil paintings from my 'Passions' exhibition, and some oil paintings on paper, but I will be adding more paintings and...

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Kristin Rawcliffe

Kristin Rawcliffe

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