Mall Galleries Blog

Discover the most highly sought after portrait artists of 2018.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-09-21 17:34
Sea Witch by Geoff Hunt PPRSMA
With a wealth of experience commissioning maritime paintings, Mall Galleries Art Consultants match you with some of the best marine artists in the country to help you realise your project. Maritime painting is a genre that depicts ships, or an element of seafaring, and the sea. The genre was particularly popular from the 17th -19th centuries, reflecting the increased impact...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Thu, 2018-09-13 16:31
Watercolour is an ancient medium which was used from the Palaeolithic era to create many of Europe’s cave paintings, and from the Middle Ages in the illustration of manuscripts. However, the popularity of watercolour painting today can be attributed to a transformation in its use, beginning with the Renaissance, and in which the United Kingdom played a central role.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-09-12 17:57
With the exhibition for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition opening soon at Mall Galleries, we thought we’d whet your watercolour whistle by inviting Winsor & Newton Watercolour Specialist, Rebecca Boyd Allen, to take us through her favourite watercolour works on Buy Art.
Posted by Beatrice on Tue, 2018-09-11 13:23
Daymer Bay by Nicholas St John Rosse
Drawing on the expertise of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, Mall Galleries Art Consultancy commissions portraits of families by the sea. In this article, we take you through the process of commissioning this rich memento of time spent with loved ones on holiday.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Tue, 2018-09-04 12:17
Geoff Hunt PPRSMA explains the stories behind his stunning paintings of warships which will be on display as part of the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition (11 to 20 October). From researching maritime commissions to marine artists from history, Hunt reveals what inspires him to put brush to canvas.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-09-03 16:46
Mark Myers The Tea Clipper Serica Outward Bound
Mark Myers PPRSMA takes us behind the scenes of two of his paintings, on display at the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition 2018 (11 to 20 October).
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-09-03 13:13
HMS Anson wrecked on Loe Bar
Geoffrey Huband ARSMA reveals the dramatic stories behind his scenes of British Naval history in this year's Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-08-30 16:06
Wright-Paul-HMS-Vanguard
Paul Wright RSMA takes us through the history of HMS Vanguard, the inspiration for his painting on display as part of the Royal Society of Marine Artists: Prelude (11 to 16 September).
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Thu, 2018-08-30 11:51
Search Press Demo Day
Last week was the Search Press Demo Day, where hundreds of visitors came to watch their favourite artist-authors painting in the gallery. Read on to find out about this and future events at Mall Galleries.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-08-29 16:37
Tony Williams The Ghost of the Deaf Rivetter
RSMA exhibitor Tony Williams shares his passion for painting historic dockyard scenes from Britain's industrial past.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Wed, 2018-08-29 11:27
Mark Myers HM Ship Triumph and Squadron off the Pointe
Mark Myers PPRSMA takes us through the decorated history of the HMS Triumph, which features in one of his paintings in the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition 2018.
Posted by Mark Myers PPRSMA on Tue, 2018-08-28 11:35