Blog Profile / Making a Mark


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Archived Since:March 11, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Babel Britain wins £10,000 Threadneedle Visitors Choice Award 2018 for Emily Allchurch

Babel Britain (After Verhaecht) by Emily Allchurch As I predicted, when I saw the Selected Artwork for The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018 Emily Allchurch has won a prize! This is MY TIP for A... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

119th Annual Exhibition of the Pastel Society 2018

The Pastel Society is holding its 119th Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries. View of the Main Gallery during the Private View of the Pastel Society Exhibition 2018 You can see the exhibition... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: Episode 6 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

Announcement of the shortlist for Heat 6 This is a review of Episode 6 of Portrait Artist of the Year by Sky Arts - with added extras about the artists not included in the programme! You can find... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Artists and Illustrators at the Mall Galleries

The Artists and Illustrators Exhibition is on view at the Threadneedle Space in the Mall Galleries until Saturday 24th February (1pm) You can see the 50 artworks artists shortlisted for the Readers... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The 4th Derwent Art Prize 2018 - Call for Entries

This is about the Call for Entries from international artists for The 4th Derwent Art Prize.  The Prize aims to reward excellence by showcasing the very best 2D & 3D artworks created in created... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Sunday Read: Starting out - TIPS for an Emerging Artist

This is the first in an occasional series of "long SUNDAY READS". By which I mean, highlighting topics or web pages which involve reading for more than a minute! If you are an artist who has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Graphite and watercolour - two NEW guides

Two new publications by leading artists who demonstrate expertise in their respective fields one is a new book about watercolour techniques - and his portfolio - by leading watercolour painter David... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

How to create a poster for an art exhibition

When creating publicity for an art exhibition - what comes first? The image or the words? Do you recall how The Apprentice programme on BBC always has an episode where the two teams have to make a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The response to the Obama Portraits

I found the whole unveiling of the Obama portraits by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherrald and the subsequent reaction to be quite fascinating. The first official presidential portraits of an African... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: Episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

This week, I return to making comments about people painting portraits on television, after having posted my own credentials for Drawing People last week after the last review of the Portrait Artist... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 10th Exhibition

This is the last week of the exhibition of the The Columbia Threadneedle Prize 2018 at the Mall Galleries. If you've not yet been it's definitely worth visiting. Preview/Awards Night - The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Final Call for Entries - Wildlife Artist of the Year 2018

The Final Call for Entries This year's  Wildlife Artist of the Year 2018 exhibition will be the first year without David Shepherd (1931-2017) at the opening - but I'm absolutely sure it will be a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Drawing people

Given I've been commenting on other people painting portraits in my reviews of the Portrait Artist of the Year series, it occurred to me that maybe those who aren't aware of my background might think... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: Episode 4 of Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

This is a review of Heat 4 of Portrait Artist of the Year - which this week saw six amateur artists and 3 professional artists You can see links at the end to my reviews of the first three... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Artists websites in 2018

This is about artists websites in 2018 - what has changed and what has not - and what needs to change!  It looks at: he pros - what has improved he design - what has and has not changed he words... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Events, demos and workshops at the 2018 Pastel Society Exhibition

One of the really good aspects of the Annual Open Exhibitions by National Art Societies is the fact most make an effort to put on a range of learning events for the public.  Most do demonstrations,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Works on Paper Art Fair 2018 - review

The Works on Paper Fair continues at the Royal Geographical Society at the Albert Memorial end of Exhibition Road until 6pm on Sunday 4th February. RECOMMENDED: I visited yesterday slightly later... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Review: Episode 3 of Portrait Artist of the Year 2018

The sitters for Episode 3 of Portrait Artist of the Year were Ross Kemp, Freddie Fox and Vicky McLure. The portrait artists again split across amateurs and professionals. I really think Sky Arts... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Ana Schmidt wins Threadneedle Prize 2018

This is about the winner of the £20000 Columbia Threadneedle Award 2018 for contemporary figurative and representational art - and the other five artists shortlisted as finalists. Dead End - an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Call for Entries - Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

If you've been watching the Portrait Artist of the Year competition and want to enter the 2019 competition read on to find a summary of how the competition works what you have to do enter Portrait... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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