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The colours do not fade, works stay vibrant forever. Pastel is not a Second Class medium. We can trace the use of chalk back to the Cave Paintings.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 13:49
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There is no set pattern to work, sometimes I spend a lot of time looking and thinking, at other times there are bursts of intensive activity, or long periods trying to make something work.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2021-01-20 11:15
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I usually have the trigger of spotting something in the landscape that sparks ideas - often when out for reasons other than sketching. I then return for information in sketches and notes to take back to the studio
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2021-01-18 11:21
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You must have a healthy, wholesome view of yourself, your works and what you can uniquely bring into the art world and be true to it!
Posted by Liam Kilby on Mon, 2021-01-04 10:41
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"Ken Howard is one of my painting heroes and as a young artist, I was inspired by his work and delighted in reading his books. His work is so uplifting."
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2020-12-23 09:00
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It’s a great encouragement when artists whose work you admire so much select your painting to hang in the exhibition, and then a real thrill and a boost to see it up on the wall at the private view.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2020-12-17 09:00
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Tim Benson, President of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, on a cup of tea, a deep breath and a few stern words with himself.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2020-12-09 09:39
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"If you paint in oils, this is the ultimate shop window for the best that the medium has to offer. To get a chance to exhibit alongside such artists is invaluable."
Posted by Liam Kilby on Thu, 2020-12-03 09:30
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Lucy McKie ROI on visiting Mall Galleries as a teenager, the colours on her palette and what she wishes she'd known at the start of her career.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Wed, 2020-11-25 17:51