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Main Street, Gumley by Michael Edwards
Main Street, Gumley by Michael Edwards

Top Tens July 2012

Dawn Farley
Posted on 02 Aug 2012

Gallery images   Forum threads  Videos  Blogs   Features  Best-sellers


The most looked gallery images were:


1.

Main Street, Gumley by Michael Edwards

2.

Two Parrots by Michael Edwards

3.

Summer Light by Lesley Dabson

4.

Leeds Castle by Thea Cable

5.

Colourful Countryside by Rebecca Saunders

6.

Souter Lighthouse by Thea Cable

7.

A Painting of Rebecca (Me) by Rebecca Saunders

8.

Another Alan's Challenge by Michael Edwards

9.

Rule Britannia by Thea Cable

10.

Miss Tabitha's Killer Stare by Thea Cable


The most read forum threads were:

  1. Which painting subject, for you, would most sum up Britain? (poll)
  2. Music whilst you work
  3. Painting must be such a relaxing pastime
  4. Posting on the gallery
  5. Procrastination
  6. Last painting
  7. London Art College
  8. Lucien Freud
  9. Is it wrong?
  10. Newsletter


The most watched video clips were:

  1. Rhythm and Repetition in Brown
  2. Girl Dreaming with Stripes
  3. Loose Watercolours with Andrew Geeson
  4. Rural France in Watercolour by Joseph Zbukvic
  5. A Brush with Britain by Charles Evans
  6. Starting Out in Watercolour with Ian King
  7. Bob Davies looks at the Colour Wheel
  8. 7 Steps to Painting Brad Pitt by Marion Dutton
  9. Jean Haines Watercolour Passion
  10. Tunstall in Line & Wash by Tim Fisher


The most read blogs were:

  1. Hanbury Hall exhibition by Life after watercolour challenge
  2. Big success by AviesArt and efforts
  3. Keeping right on to the end of the road by New start
  4. First watercolour by ktboldy
  5. Forgot to sign my oil painting by Newbe
  6. That’s dedication for you! by My Time
  7. Plein Air Music continued by Life can be wonderful
  8. POL gallery artists on next e-newsletter by Painters-Online team
  9. Creativity and learning art techniques .. an ongoing process by A life in art
  10. Fractured by Swindon artists forum


The most popular features were:

1.

How to draw a cat by Susie Hodge

2.

Introduction to watercolour painting part 2 - Watercolour painting exercises for beginners

3.

Barry Herniman paints views from the River Wye

4.

Make the most of painting in National Trust properties with Tony Underhill

5.

How to paint leaves with Julia Trickey

6.

Introduction to watercolours part 4 - How to stretch watercolour paper

7.

Introduction to watercolour painting part 6 - How to paint a simple landscape

8.

Introduction to watercolours part 5 - What brushes do I need for watercolour painting?

9.

Introduction to watercolour painting part 1 - Watercolour paints and equipment

10.

Introduction to watercolour painting part 3 - Discover watercolour papers


The top ten best sellers in the book shop were:

1.

Derwent Carry All (£19.99)

2.

Art of Drawing: Understanding Perspective (£6.99)

3.

David Bellamy’s Skies, Light and Atmosphere in Watercolour (£7.99)

4.

Secrets of Acrylic: Landscapes from Start to Finish (£7.99)

5.

Creating Radiant Flowers in Colored Pencil (£13.99)

6.

Secrets of Watercolor (£7.99)

7.

Light and Movement in Watercolour (£14.99)

8.

Jean Haines’ Atmospheric Watercolours (£14.99)

9.

Secrets of Drawing: Start to Finish (£7.99)

10.

Derwent Drawing Board (£19.99)


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