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Next video will be posted on Sunday 2nd Feb 2020

January 19th, 2020

Next video will be posted on Sunday 2nd Feb 2020



Just a quick info hit in case you missed the end of last week's video. I'm taking a little break, and the next video will be posted on Sunday 2nd Feb 2020. Hope to see you then! :-)

The London Art Gallery - First annual exhibition - SAS2020

January 12th, 2020

The London Art Gallery - First annual exhibition - SAS2020



This week I show you my 10 favourite paintings created over the last couple of years for the Sunday Art Show. I am showing these on my new exhibition website http://thelondonartgallery.co.uk Hope you enjoy the show!

The Sunday Art Show - Raccoon loose and lively line and wash watercolor painting

January 5th, 2020

The Sunday Art Show - Raccoon loose and lively line and wash watercolor painting



See the hi-res version of this raccoon painting 'Cautionary Colours' here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/colorful-raccoon-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used:
A4 Daler Rowney mixed media paper
Black sharpie marker pen
Winsor and Newton Professional water colours: Alizarin, Ultramarine Blue, Cadmium Yellow, Neutral Tint, Burnt Umber
Jackson's Raven size 6 synthetic pointed mop watercolour brush

The Sunday Art Show - Brown European Quail painting

December 29th, 2019

The Sunday Art Show - Brown European Quail painting



This week I show you how to create a painting of a brown european quail using mixed media, see the hi-res version here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/colorful-quail-bird-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used:
A4 mixed media Daler Rowney paper
Sharpie marker pen (black)
inktense travel set
flat synthetic half-inch-wide water brush

The Sunday Art Show - Urban sketch of people in cafe using inktense travel set

December 22nd, 2019

The Sunday Art Show - Urban sketch of people in cafe using inktense travel set



This week I create a mixed media urban sketch "Cafe Life" that you can see in hi-res here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/people-in-cafe-with-red-cups-sketch-mike-jory.html
Location: corner of a supermarket cafe
Materials used: clairefontaine mixed media paper, inktense travel set, brown sharpie marker pen

The Sunday Art Show - Surreal sheep in the clouds painting

December 15th, 2019



"Sheep in the Sky" see the hi-res image here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/sheep-in-cloudy-sky-surreal-impressionist-painting-mike-jory.html
see the surreal cow paintings here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/belted-galloway-cows-under-blue-sky-with-clouds-mike-jory.html and here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/belted-galloway-cows-purple-cloudy-sky-painting-mike-jory.html
In this week's video, I show you how to use loose and lively watercolour combined with impressionist acrylic painting to create a surreal skyscape of sheep amongst the clouds.
Materials used:
Winsor and Newton professional watercolour: alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow, french ultramarine, burnt umber
Atelier interactive acrylics: alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow, french ultramarine, burnt umber, titanium white
Synthetic brushes (rounds and flats)
Daler Rowney mixed media paper A2
Water spray bottle

The Sunday Art Show - Festive Season Christmas Shoppers Painting

December 8th, 2019

The Sunday Art Show - Festive Season Christmas Shoppers Painting



This week's video is inspired by the festive season and Christmas shopper in Exeter. see the finished painting "Christmas on Queen Street" here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/christmas-shopping-in-queen-street-exeter-mike-jory.html
Materials used: Canvas with smooth finish, Synthetic brushes, atelier interactive acrylics: titanium white, ultramarine blue, alizarin crimson, cadmium yellow light, burnt umber

The Sunday Art Show - Reindeer loose and lively watercolor painting with no pencil drawing

December 3rd, 2019

The Sunday Art Show - Reindeer loose and lively watercolor painting with no pencil drawing



A bit late posting this blog, but here are details of the video that went up on the channel on Sunday. This week, I take you through painting a reindeer in watercolour with no initial pencil drawing and a loose and lively style of brushwork. You can see the finished painting here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/reindeer-watercolor-painting-mike-jory.html
Materials used: Daler Rowney mixed media paper (A2), artdiscount.co.uk synthetic watercolour brushes, Winsor and Newton professional watercolours (alizarin crimson, ultramarine blue, naples yellow, neutral tint)

The Sunday Art Show - Loose and lively sheep and autumn landscape painting

November 24th, 2019

The Sunday Art Show - Loose and lively sheep and autumn landscape painting



In this week's Sunday Art Show, I show you how to create a painting of a sheep in an autumn landscape using watercolour and interactive acrylic. You can see the finished painting in hi-res here:
https://mike-jory.pixels.com/featured/sheep-in-autumn-landscape-mike-jory.html
You can find a gallery of sheep paintings and drawings here: https://mike-jory.pixels.com/collections/sheep+paintings
The sheep inspiration came from a visit to the flock at Powderham castle in the summer. The trees were inspired by some bright orange foliage in a car park in Exeter. I use loose washes and lots of different ways of applying the paint to create the finished sheep and landscape painting.
Materials used: 7B pencil, Winsor and Newton Watercolour Set (Cotman), Synthetic round and flat brushes, Daler-Rowney mixed media paper, Atelier interactive acrylics (titanium white, burnt umber, cadmium yellow deep, alizarin crimson, french ultramarine)

The Sunday Art Show - Visit to the South West Academy of Arts Open Exhibition 2019

November 17th, 2019



This week, I show you an overview of an amazing exhibition of artwork by a range of the region's top painters and sculptors. Each year, the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts holds an open exhibition. This year, 2019, the open exhibition is being held at Exeter Castle, it runs until 23rd Nov and is open 10am to 430pm daily. Entry to the exhibition is free. If you like to check out the online catalogue of artwork on display then click this link to go to the SWAc website: https://www.southwestacademy.org.uk/open-2019-online-catalogue

 

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