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Dennis McCallum

Dennis McCallum

Art for me is for enjoyment. However, as I "suffer" from partial colour blindness I need to work a little differently from most artists. By using mainly aquarelle and pastel pencils, which have the name of the colour on them, I am able to keep painting and enjoying art. Half my life is spent in Scotland and the other in Greece (Greek wife) so it is a bit chalk and cheese but I try to follow 50 year old advice from my school art teacher - paint only what you feel really strongly about.
As for the Hirsts and Emins that sell supposed "art" - all I can say is that there are a lot of "them" about.
Member since December 2011
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Latest comment Lovely composition and use of colour and shading. I love owls and you definitely did these beautiful magic creatures justice :-) Liesel Wessels
   
This work brings up this eternal question about copying - how do you feel about this - I am happy with the idea as long as one is honest about it and...
I probably disagree with most of the comments here on the subject of copying. Copying or shall I say interpreting another artists style is good practice and... view answer
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