Art Events – Tipple Talk

Painting with Dots – The Circus, Seurat

Painting with Dots – The Circus, Seurat

The Circus (1890-1) The Circus features a scene borrowed from an anonymous poster for the Nouveau Cirque, printed in 1888. The horse and bareback rider have been reversed and the figure in the first row of seats, with a silk hat and a lock of hair visible under it, is...

Pointillism  – Seurat

Pointillism – Seurat

Instead of mixing paint on a canvas, Seurat painted tiny points of pure colour. He relied on optical mixing, wherein contrasting colours appeared to blend when viewed from a distance. This gave his works a glowing quality. He also overlapped primary colours (red blue...

Art of Survival Exhibition

Art of Survival Exhibition

Linda went to this amazing exhibition and here are some thoughts from her: “I went to the David Shepherd ‘Art of Survival’ exhibition at Gladwell & Patterson’s gallery at Beauchamp Place in London this week. The art work was amazing and it was wonderful and...

Klimt and the ‘Golden Cycle’

Klimt and the ‘Golden Cycle’

1902 was the start of a period of intense creativity for Gustav Klimt and marked the beginning of his ‘golden period’. The golden reference comes from his extensive use of gold leaf for the decorative background to his paintings.  His work became more symbolic and...

POMEGRANATE MOJITO MOCKTAIL

POMEGRANATE MOJITO MOCKTAIL

This is a delicious spin on the Mint and lime classic only made with pomegranate seeds and juice. It will help to make dry January much more pleasant hopefully😀 Makes 1.5 litre, Kcal 76 You will need the following ingredients: 3 tbsp Pomegranate seeds Big bunch of...

Cazanne and his brushstrokes

Cazanne and his brushstrokes

Cézanne’s early work used heavy brush strokes and thickly layered paint and dark colours.  He worked from his studio painting from his imagination. After meeting up with Pissarro and the Impressionist painters in Paris, who painted en plein air, he began to go out and...

Paul Cezanne theme at TippleART

Paul Cezanne theme at TippleART

Paul Cézanne was born on 19th January 1839 in Aix-en-Provence. His father, Louis-Auguste was a hatter (later to become a successful banker) and his mother, Anne Elisabeth Honorine Aubert was his fathers housekeeper. They didn’t marry until after their daughter was...

Banksy – the worlds most famous vandal

Banksy – the worlds most famous vandal

He began his graffiti painting as a teenager in the early ‘90’s, in his home town of Bristol, working  with the street artists DryBreadZ crew. He took on the name Banksy to protect his identity.  He has kept to this name and never revealed his true identity. Various...

A Tipple for the Weekend

A Tipple for the Weekend

We had a wonderful trip to the Amalfi Coast and Bay of Naples last week to celebrate my Birthday. We were blessed by stunning scenery, delicious food and wine, amazing weather and my personal highlight of visiting the historical sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum. So...

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