Art Galleries – London

Art Galleries – London Saatchi Gallery White Cube Gagosian Gallery Victoria Miro Gallery Lisson Gallery Hauser & Wirth Sadie Coles HQ Modern Art Stephen Friedman Gallery The Approach Gallery Maureen Paley Hales Gallery 291 Gallery Greengrassi Maureen Paley Gallery Timothy Taylor Gallery Mummery + Schnelle Gallery Annely Juda Fine Art Broadbent Blink Gallery  Corvi-Mora Counter Gallery Emma Hill… Read More »

Art Exhibitions

Art exhibitions are the space in which art objects meet their audience. The exhibit is understood to be for a temporary period unless it is a “permanent exhibition”. UK Serpentine Gallery Whitechapel Gallery Barbican South London Gallery Institute of Contemporary Arts Camden Arts Centre Southbank Centre Gasworks Jerwood Space Ikon Gallery Modern Art Oxford Leeds City Art Gallery… Read More »

Art Competitions

Art Competitions, Art Prize, Art Awards, Art Contest. The Turner Prize The Turner Prize is a contemporary art award that was set up in 1984 to celebrate new developments in contemporary art. The prize is awarded each year to a British artist under fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twelve months… Read More »

Colour composition – 10

Colour composition – Exploration of colours – knowledge of colours. Colour Theory. If we imagine knowledge of colours to be like a map, and the example of mixing colours like a route finder, then the following can be seen as a travel guide. Here you can experience or find something that someone else has already discovered. Cold and… Read More »

Mixing colours – from the notebook – 9

The art of mixing colours, colour theory, visual impressions, colour harmony, colour symbolism, paint, colours of the rainbow and the emotion of colour. The visual impression of colour. A normal non colour-blind person can understand approximately 10 000 shades of colour. People who work professionally with colour such as designers or artists can see double the amount of… Read More »

Mix paint – from the notebook – 8

To mix paint it can be handy to have a system in place. The big problem – to mix paint Even if you know the colour theories by heart, most people struggle when it comes to mixing paints and achieving something that can be described as a work of art. However, there is a simple solution to systematically… Read More »

Colour Theory – from the notebook – 7

Colour Theory is a way to learn a system to describe colours and handle shades. Colour Theory Goethe was the first person to systematically study the way colours worked when you saw them. Goethe’s Colour Theory (1810) was for a long time dominant in how we perceived colour. Newton had previously developed a system which was based on… Read More »

Technical aids – from the notebook – 6

Technical aids – Overhead projector, pantograph, checkered paper, photography and Camera Lucida. To use originals and technical aid is nothing new. Various methods have been used throughout the whole history of art. If you believe this is cheating or not is a totally individual viewpoint. To create art is not about making it as hard as possible for… Read More »

Common mistakes – 5

Common mistakes, pop-ups, rhythm, variation, cuts, dynamic and balance. Common mistakes and pitfalls Here we will show you some common mistakes and give you advice on creating images. It is here to help create possibilities for problem solving. Within all art areas there are also artists who have done the opposite with successful results. You should not see… Read More »

Volume, shadows, depth – 4

Volume, shadows, depth, modules, details, blurring and an image composition. Composition – Shadows create volume Shadows are important and space creating. Sometimes shadows can explain volumes much better than the object itself. A flat circle becomes a ball through the appearance of a shadow. Example: Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Modules create space Modules with a similar shape, but in… Read More »