Paul Dodd
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  • Basildon
  • United Kingdom

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"Great perspective and colouration in this Paul. Well done. H"
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I started painting for the first time at the age of 56 in april 2015   I just paint for fun and relaxation, I'm retired and I'm not hoping to start a new career.  I hope some people like what I've been doing as its bit of a mix of styles.

On top of my acrylics painting . I've now decided in mid august 2016 to give watercolour painting a try with adults paints, my only attempts were with the grandchildrens none staining poster paints

Normally what I post has been painted on the day but it's not uncommon for me to do more than one painting in a day often they're still wet when I scan them for posting

I also lots of little sketches while out and about

I've started to put all my paintings in one place on Facebook I'm going to post all of them even the ones that don't  work out.

I've also put some high speed of video's of some of my Paintings on you tube...

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At 4:04am on December 13, 2017, Kathy Orrell said…

 Hi Paul. I am not sure about problems re comments . I usually comment but when I have been away { just back from our week in Cuba to celebrate my 75th} I sometimes  just click like. I really enjoy your art and comments.



At 11:38am on December 11, 2017, Ioannis Macheriotis said…

Thank you Paul for the wonderful comments. on D. Dreaming 12. Very much appreciated.

At 6:21pm on December 10, 2017, Mary Rogers said…

Hi Paul, thanks so much for your wonderful comment on my pastel. I appreciate it always.

At 6:47am on December 8, 2017, R L Oliver said…

Your perspectives say so much!

At 8:42pm on December 5, 2017, Jenifer Nadira Knight said…

It's best to buy the most inexpensive brushes for acrylic painting.  Watercolors do not damage brushes the way acrylics do.  I saved my expensive sables for watercolors.  But I use synthetics for acrylics.  For acrylics, a great brand name, are the Loew Cornells, these brushes are easy on the dollar, and high on quality, they last longer also.  I've tried so many brand names of acrylic brushes, but I keep coming back to the Loew Cornell brushes.  (La Cornielle is my preferred brush by far)

At 7:03pm on December 5, 2017, Jenifer Nadira Knight said…

Yes, I did some watercolors decades ago, and I used both Arches and W&N, and I found the W&N easier to manipulate the colors, whereas on the Arches, the colors stuck fast, stained and mostly refused to budge.  Not so with the W&N, they were a more FORGIVING paper, also easy on the eyes and superb ground for my expensive sable brushes.  

At 6:38pm on December 5, 2017, Jenifer Nadira Knight said…

I can tell you that W&N makes a SUPERIOR watercolor paper, they have different 'weights', the heaviest being the most expensive, though.  But definitely a superior paper.  I compare them to Arches and I find W&N to be far more superior than Arches, in my opinion.

At 6:01pm on December 5, 2017, Jenifer Nadira Knight said…

Yes, indeed, Paul, they are difficult, that's why I rarely paint with watercolors, haha!  But keep going.  You got your colors right, paint from your heart, and take the plunge.  That's what I find with art, take the plunge, even when we think we can't do it, chances are we could. 

At 6:55am on December 5, 2017, Ramnath Benegal said…

Thanks very much Paul for your encouraging comments on my works. Best wishes,


At 7:55am on December 4, 2017, Harry13 said…

I know exactly what you mean Paul. I've got a shelf full of canvases and folders full of paintings just waiting to be burnt when I pop my clogs. H



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