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Metal Ball and Marble by Petra Palmeri
Metal Ball and Marble by Petra Palmeri

Top Tens May 2012

Dawn Farley
Posted on 01 Jun 2012

Top Tens May 2012


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The most looked at gallery images in May were:

1.

Metal Ball and Marble by Petra Palmeri

2.

Alnmouth Friary by Francesca Simpson

3.

Low Water by Lesley Dabson

4.

The Lighthouse at Aldeburgh by Thea Cable

5.

Marbles and Water Reflections by Petra Palmeri

6.

Local Fields by Michael Edwards

7.

Conder Green by Mick Saunders
(uploaded as part of the Leisure Painter painting project portfolio)

8.

Union Jack and Ball Reflections by Petra Palmeri

9.

Conder Green by Gill Hellewell
(uploaded as part of the Leisure Painter painting project portfolio)

10.

A Splash of Colour by Steven Ponsford


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The most read forum threads were:

  1. If you were to set up a still life of food products to paint, which food group would you choose? (poll)
  2. If you could own a famous painting to display on your wall, which artists would you choose? (poll)
  3. London Art College
  4. Painting smoke effects
  5. Watercolour demonstration on Youtube
  6. Wonderful book
  7. Watercolour pans
  8. Ted Wesson
  9. Lucien Freud …. Discuss??? Explicit art
  10. Staying on thread

The most watched videos clips were:

  1. David Bellamy paints a waterfall part 1
  2. Jean Haines watercolour passion
  3. Painting a cockerel in watercolour by Roger Simpson
  4. David Bellamy paints a waterfall part 2
  5. My Paintings
  6. Rural France in watercolour by Joseph Zbukvic
  7. Improve your acrylic painting with Terry Harrison
  8. Painting Freesias in Watercolour with Fiona Peart
  9. Sennelier watercolour relaunch
  10. Taking risks in watercolour with Shirley Trevena
The most read blogs were:

  1. Help! Creative block by New to the site
  2. Que sera, sera by My Time
  3. Inspiration by New Start
  4. Greetings card by working practice
  5. Lovely surprise by Life can be wonderful
  6. 101 things to learn at art school by working practice
  7. Damp spring morning by Bright shiney day
  8. Doing a marketing course by Working practice
  9. Art market by Life can be wonderful
  10. Exhibiting my paintings by Ann’s blog

Back to top of page The most popular features were:

1.

How to draw a cat by Susie Hodge

2.

How to be brave with watercolour by Jean Haines

3.

How to choose and use watercolours for beginners by Robin Capon

4.

How to paint a picture that tells a story with Fiona Peart

5.

How to paint leaves with Julia Trickey

6.

How to paint a rustic doorway - Leisure Painter Front cover - with Terry Harrison

7.

How to paint people and figures in townscapes by Jake Winkle

8.

Dry brush and glazing techniques with Liz Seward

9.

How to paint flowers using a stippler brush by Fiona Peart

10.

How to paint vibrant watercolours using complimentary colour pairs with Hilary Page

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The best-selling items in our book shop this month were:

1.

The Ultimate Drawing & Painting Technique Bible by Trudy Friend
Painters'Books price just £5.99 (rrp £16.99)


2.

Winsor & Newton Cotman Watercolour Sketcher’s Case
Just £36

3.

Drawing Masterclass Flowers by Margaret Eggleton
Only £9.99 (rrp £12.99)


4.

Artist’s & Graphic Designer’s Market 2012
Save £10 with Painters'Books - just £17.99

5.

Trees, Woodlands & Forests in Watercolour by Geoff Kersey
Our price £8.49 (rrp £10,99)

6.

Derwent Paper Stumps x3
Just £2.99

7.

Painting Portraits in Cool Light with Chris Saper (DVD)
Only £14.99 (rrp £19.99)

8.

Draw Portraits by Renate Klein
Just £6.99 (rrp £8.99)

9.

Vibrant Acrylics by Hashim Akib
Painters'book price just £11.99 (rrp £14.99)

10.

Derwent Coloursoft Portable Pencil Stand
Only £19.58 (rrp £24.99)

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