Category Archives: Paul Apps Fine Art Gallery

Demonstration Evening Tonight!

There are just a few spaces left for tonight’s demonstration which is figures in the landscape!

In this demo I’ll show you how to create realistic figures in just a few brush strokes and how to include them in a landscape to provide perspective and scale.

I shall be using watercolour but the demo is also suitable for oil and acrylic painters.

The evening starts promptly at 6.30pm until 9pm. Refreshments and nibbles will be available. The price is £15 per person.

To book, please see my website.

The next demonstration evening is on Thursday 15th February and will be Reflections in Water and the medium is oil.  For further details and to book, please see my website.

My latest show, ‘The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky’ is now on at Green Chair Gallery!  Green Chair is an online gallery and will be exhibiting a selection of my landscapes and seascapes until 9th February.

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Forthcoming Demo Evenings

I’ve now finalised by forthcoming monthly demonstration evenings for 2018 which are held on the second Thursday of every month.  

These demo evenings are very popular and early booking is advised!

Here’s what it coming up for winter/early spring 2018:

18th January – Figures in the Landscape

A watercolour demo showing you how to insert figures into a landscape to indicate perspective and scale.  Suitable also for oil and acrylic painters.  Book now

15th February – Reflections in water

An oil paint demo tackling the tricky subject of realistic reflections in water.  Ideal for landscape and marine painters.  Book now

15th March – Dramatic Skies

Locally, we are blessed with some stunning sunrises and sunsets.  I will show you how to create a stunning sky-scape using pastels.  Book now

All demo evenings start at 6.30pm and cost £15pp, which includes refreshments.

For details of other demo evenings in 2018 please see my website.

My current exhibition, entitled ‘The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky’ is now on at Green Chair Gallery until the 9th February.

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Art Classes

Want to unleash your creativity in 2018?  Why not try art classes at Paul Apps Fine Art? 

Spaces are currently available for Tuesday afternoons (1.30-3.30), Wednesday mornings (10.30-12.30), Wednesday afternoons (2.00-4.00) and Wednesday evenings (6.45-8.45).

The classes are relaxed, friendly and small and you can work in any media.

Cheetah Alert 16″ x 12″ oil on board £1,400

I have over 25 years’ experience in teaching art and all levels of experience are welcome.

Classes are £120.00 per 10 week term (payable in advance)

For more details please contact the gallery via the website or call in.

Don’t forget to see my latest show, ‘The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky’ at Green Chair Gallery which is now on.  Green Chair is an online gallery and will be exhibiting a selection of my landscapes and seascapes until 9th February.

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Demo Evening – Figures in the Landscape

On Thursday 18th January I’ll be holding my first regular monthly demonstration evening of 2018 and the subject matter is figures in the landscape using watercolour.

Placing figures into a landscape painting is a wonderful artistic ploy to indicate scale and perspective. In this demo I will show you how to capture a realistic figure in a few brush strokes and how best to compose them into a landscape.

Hythe Beach (watercolour) by Paul Apps U.A.

The evening starts promptly at 6.30pm until 9pm. Refreshments and nibbles will be available. The price is £15 per person.

For further details and to book please see my website.

There’s a whole new choice of demonstration evenings and workshops for 2018.  See my website for forthcoming events!

Don’t forget to see my latest show, ‘The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky’ at Green Chair Gallery which starts on the 6th January! Green Chair is an online gallery and will be exhibiting a selection of my landscapes and seascapes until 9th February.

Why not sign up for my monthly newsletter? It’s full of news of upcoming events at my gallery and it’s free!

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Demonstration Evening – Figures in the Landscape

My first demonstration evening of 2018 will be on Thursday 18th January and the topic of this session will be figures in the landscape.

Trafalgar Square (ink and wash on 400lb watercolour paper) £95.00

The medium this month is watercolour and I will show you how to capture realistic figures in a few brush strokes and how to compose them into a landscape to provide perspective and scale.

The evening starts promptly at 6.30pm until 9pm. Refreshments and nibbles will be available. The price is £15 per person.

For further details and to book please see my website.

Don’t forget to see my latest show, ‘The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky’ at Green Chair Gallery which starts on the 6th January! Green Chair is an online gallery and will be exhibiting a selection of my landscapes and seascapes until 9th February.

Why not sign up for my monthly newsletter? It’s full of news of upcoming events at my gallery and it’s free!

 

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Countdown to Christmas

COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS


This year, as last year,  I’ll be running a ‘Countdown to Christmas’ at my gallery where a specially selected paintings will be available for sale at a huge 40% off the retail price!

Each offered work will be for 24 hours only.

This festive offer will run from Friday 1st December through to Saturday 23rd December and the chosen painting will be available in the gallery window and online at the discounted price for just 24 hours only.


If you are not local and wish to see the offers as they are presented, I will add you to the short term email newsletter for this very purpose. It is a separate newsletter for this offer only. Email me directly on paulappsfineart@icloud.com to register and to get an early chance of securing a real bargain.


Winter Snow by Paul Apps U.A.

The selected subjects will include local scenes, maritime, wildlife and en plein air originals, so there will be something to suit every taste.

There’ll also be a wide range of original paintings, watercolours, prints, art materials and gifts available as well as my fine art Christmas cards.

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Demo Evening – Thursday 14th December

On Thursday 14th December I shall be holding my final demonstration evening of 2017 at my gallery at Marine Walk Street, Hythe.

The subject will be a snow scene in oils, very seasonal and an apt subject so close to Christmas….

I will show you lots of the tips that I use when I’m painting a snow scene, such as how best to create shadow and depth… snow is more than just white!

The price is £15pp and the evening starts promptly at 6.30pm and finishes about 9pm.

It’ll be a enjoyable, fun and relaxing evening, just the right antidote to the hustle and bustle of all the pre-Christmas preparations.

Refreshments and nibbles are provided and maybe even a mince pie and mulled wine to get us in the festive sprit!

For further details and to book your place please see my website.

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Sunday Art Workshop – 26th November

The final Sunday art workshop of 2017 will be on Sunday 26th November and there’s just a few spaces left…

The topic for this session will be a one of out iconic British birds and the medium is oils/acrylics.

Robin Study by Paul Apps U.A.

Birds a wonderful topic to paint as they are both delicate and yet robust. The workshop will show you how to capture the character of a bird, whether it is the inquisitiveness of a robin, the grace of a swan or the intelligence of a raven.

Alongside this, we will be focussing on tricky areas when painting birds, such as plumage and proportion.

Peregrine Study by Paul Apps U.A. £525

The workshop starts at 10am and runs to around 4.30pm.  Lunch is included, as are teas and coffees.  Please bring your own painting equipment, I can provide drawing boards if necessary.

The cost for the day is £90 pp.

For further details and to book please see my website.

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Demo Evening – Seascape in Pastels

Last week I held another of my popular monthly demonstration evenings at my Hythe gallery.

The medium for the evening was soft pastels and the subject was this beautiful, tranquil sunset over the sea at Dymchurch Bay, which has some really lovely warm and cool values.

Dymchurch Bay Sunset (pastel) by Paul Apps U.A.

I do enjoy working in pastels.  In a way pastels are akin to oils in that you can layer and work colour and, after oils, they are my favourite medium.

For this demo I used Unison handmade soft pastels, which are are almost pure pigment.  They are just perfect for blending to achieve a wonderfully soft but vibrant finish.

There was not a space to be had at the gallery with a full house made up of regulars and new faces, all of whom enjoyed themselves enormously.  I was certainly kept on my toes, with questions back and forth and plenty of audience participation… the evening was a roaring success!

The final demonstration evening for 2017 is on Thursday 14th December and it’ll be a snow scene in oils, perfect for the Christmas season.

For further details and to book see my website. Hope to see you there!

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Gift ideas for Christmas

Are you stuck for a gift idea for Christmas?

At the gallery I have a range of mugs, cushions and box prints that make ideal Christmas gifts and all are now reduced.

Fine bone china mugs were £12.75 NOW £9.50

Cushions were £39.00 NOW £29.25

 Box prints were £24.95 NOW £14.95

All the mugs, cushions and box prints show scenes from my wildlife and seascape paintings, so there is something to suit every taste.

To order please contact me via my website (include the tag line cushions/mugs) or pop into my gallery at Marine Walk Street, Hythe.

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