Tag Archives: London

Sunsets, farm houses and a recent preselection at the Mall Galleries.

I’m having a great time painting a new series of sunset studies over the past few days. For those of you that follow my work through social media and my blog, you will notice I’m quite restless and always on … Continue reading

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Selected for the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) annual exhibition, 2015.

Wow! My first shot at entering the ROI annual exhibition hosted by the Mall Galleries, London. I submitted two works initially, both of which were preselected for final selection. This self-portrait is the painting that made it through to the … Continue reading

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Rejection, use it to fuel your passion!

So for everyone dying to hear the verdict regarding my two pre selected portraits……It’s bad news I’m afraid. Both pieces were rejected and I have to be honest and say I am disappointed that not one of them was selected … Continue reading

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I’ve been framed…..Open exhibitions, tips and reasons to enter.

I’ve been framed…..Open exhibitions, tips and reasons to enter..

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A visit to London

I was recently shortlisted by the Royal Academy to be entered into the world famous Summer Show 2014. I managed to get through to the second round of judging which meant I was requested to bring the painting in the … Continue reading

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Shortlisted for the Royal Academy of London Summer Exhibition!

I woke up this morning to find an email explaining that I had got through the first judging selection at the Royal Academy. I now have to take the painting to be judged in the second and final round. Fingers … Continue reading

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London Gallery Features Me! Great news! I’ve just been featured on the homepage of the Degreeart.com website! I am officially their FEATURED Artist. Please feel free to visit the page at degreeart.com to view my most upto date portfolio of … Continue reading

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The Winter Series

A collection of paintings from the winter of 2012/2013. All of the paintings were painted directly outside in the snow. This was a real test of endurance, especially the first 10 minutes of painting. I find after the first 10 … Continue reading

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Self-Portrait, By Andrew Farmer, 2012

Self-Portrait, By Andrew Farmer, 2012

A drawing from my most recent series of portraiture exploring physical appearances and emotions. Created with charcoal on cartridge paper. Using an eraser is just as important to me as the charcoal itself. Now up for auction on ebay, Good Luck!

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Andrew

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This painting was inspired by a number of small sketches made riding on the underground, during my year study at the Prince’s Drawing School. I wanted to express the faceless characters we encounter on a journey. The crowds are sometimes … Continue reading

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