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Why do artists make their work shiny?*

I simply googled this and found this website: 3 Reasons why artists varnish their work (and why some artists don’t) The site discusses varnishes. This isn’t what I was looking for but it was still interesting. They talk about a layer of removable vanish is

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Gap Crit 16/11/17

___________________________ Here are some images of the set up, selecting This was the finial composition. The blue painting naturally worked better as portrait and to the left. The setting up of the space included: lights alteration appropriate seating and positioning

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Red painting (title TBC)

This work was driven by another works conception. It was in production and then it was done. The composition  was right. This is the work having been prepared. This is an image captured in the moment of refining the paint.

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Hoovers, TVs and three piece suites

Here is an original concept. The title comes from another work that could not hold its own visually. This composition works better. The work is fostered from the habits, living spaces and mental states of the elderly. This manifestation of

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Hearth gallery

I was approached by Melanie Wotton. She asked about the inclusion of my work inside the gallery. I obliged and had sent a selection of my most appropriate works to the curator. I then delivered the work on the specific

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Made in Roath involvement

This is the space I was displaying in. It is the skittle alley of The Albany pub in Roath. I placed the work into the correct placing. I wanted the painting titled stairs to lead the eye upon entering the

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