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An interview with Colin Allbrook – one of the most respected and renowned painters in the South West of England.

What would you consider your greatest artistic achievement? Perhaps winning the Turner medal for watercolour at the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour (RI). This was a facsimile of the medal presented by Turner at the Royal Academy annual exhibition but now presented to a member of the RI and RWA by descendants of his

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Three facts for the day about the Rathbones Exeter Art Show!

Five commercial sponsors (Rathbones Investment Management, Knight Frank, Darts Farm, Foot Anstey and The Exeter) and over 100 artists are already signed up. 100% profits from the sale of the artworks will go to YoungMinds. Free entry to the general public. “We are determined to make this the biggest and best yet,” said organiser, Helen

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Peter Brown, the British Impressionist painter popularly known as “Pete the Street”

What is key to being a plein air painter? Being in the right place at the right time with the right canvas, board or, more importantly, clothing! On average, how long does it take to finish a painting? How long is a piece of string? An alla prima (in one go) takes 2 to 3 hours. I

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David Morgan

David Morgan is a landscape and seascape artist who lives and works in Devon. He paints outdoors in the plein air tradition often returning to favourite locations where he seeks to capture the ever changing rhythms of light and dark on the land, sea and sky.

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Magie Luff

I am primarily a painter and printmaker, but I also work in photography and sculpture. I studied at Plymouth University Exeter gaining a BA Hons in Fine Art and a H.N.C. in Printmaking at S.C.A.T. Taunton. I work in acrylic, oils, mixed media and charcoal. I believe strongly in the fundamental skill of drawing. I

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Henry Piper

Having grown up surrounded by art and artists, looking back, it seems only natural that I should have become interested in the construction and expression of my ideas and feelings through sculpture. From 1988 to 1991 I studied Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences at Sussex university where these ideas developed and in 1994, after living ‘on

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