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Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 3rd June 2013, 20:56
Replies: 0
Views: 908
Posted By Juan Varela
New Book

I had nearly forget how to use BF. Facebook has nearly taken all my efforts to communicate with the world outside. No blogs, no forums...no conventional mail...
Anyway, this is just to let you know...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 1st September 2012, 21:54
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By Juan Varela
It's not easy to define what moves the artist,...

It's not easy to define what moves the artist, and it is difficult to define art.
You've mentioned Constable or Stubb, but we could include Sargent, Sorolla, Caillebote or Liljeford, among others....
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 27th August 2012, 19:14
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Juan Varela
You're right Tim, but believe it or not one too...

You're right Tim, but believe it or not one too many artists have been fooled with this. The scammers have counterfeited cheques and false Paypal URL that redirects you to another page. You think...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 27th August 2012, 17:53
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Juan Varela
That's because they haven't yet find your site...

That's because they haven't yet find your site and your great artwork! Give them time.
On another matter, I wonder why do I receive so many offers to enlarge my ### (how on earth do they get such...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 27th August 2012, 09:17
Replies: 8
Views: 1,360
Posted By Juan Varela
Artists Scam

As you all may now there's an increase of artist scam in the web. I've just received a mail from one of this scammers. The man pretended to be a client interested in buying three (no less!) of my...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 14th August 2012, 22:52
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By Juan Varela
I canít agree more with you Ken. I was a keen...

I canít agree more with you Ken. I was a keen reader of the late Wildlife Art Magazine and, appart from excellent articles and good samples of great art, I found lots of boring material. Its right...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 14th August 2012, 18:09
Replies: 11
Views: 2,621
Posted By Juan Varela
Is Bird Art kitch?

Googling for updates on Birds in Art show I found this comment on the exhibit in a blog. Would like to hear your views on it. The whole post can be found here...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 26th April 2012, 16:37
Replies: 165
Views: 44,258
Posted By Juan Varela
I find difficult to name a favourite artist,...

I find difficult to name a favourite artist, mainly because many of the ones mentioned in the thread belong to different epochs. I donít think you can compare Audubon with Greg Poole or Luis Agassiz...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 21st April 2012, 17:01
Replies: 1,468
Views: 126,488
Posted By Juan Varela
I guessed that. I teach art sometimes and I've...

I guessed that. I teach art sometimes and I've noticed left handed people tends to shadow in a different way. I'm left handed too by the way...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 21st April 2012, 09:44
Replies: 1,468
Views: 126,488
Posted By Juan Varela
Beautiful sketches. Are you left handed?

Beautiful sketches. Are you left handed?
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 20th April 2012, 17:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Juan Varela
I'm sure you'll enjoy this video in YouTube. Is...

I'm sure you'll enjoy this video in YouTube. Is one of the first ANF projects and we all look so young! Many British and US artists at work and a unique occasion to see the long missed Piet Klaase,...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 19th April 2012, 21:36
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Juan Varela
Now it works pretty well. I just had to download...

Now it works pretty well. I just had to download that Silverlight programme offered at the video window. I don't know if it's only for Mac or also for Windows.
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 19th April 2012, 19:13
Replies: 11
Views: 1,219
Posted By Juan Varela
No, it's Norwegian TV with an incredible slow...

No, it's Norwegian TV with an incredible slow motion TV camera. Hans did another good shooting but is not available yet (just a preliminary "directors's cut"). I cannot see the film either, its seems...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 16th April 2012, 21:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Juan Varela
Thanks Jim, I liked your site and the pieces...

Thanks Jim, I liked your site and the pieces shown. I've only done some bronze and Super Sculpey sculptures but never carved. I should try it sometime!
Forum: Wildlife Art Friday 13th April 2012, 18:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Juan Varela
Thanks to all of you. It's little we can do but...

Thanks to all of you. It's little we can do but better than sit and watch.
Jim, where can I see your work?
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 12th April 2012, 12:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By Juan Varela
Coasts spoiled

Sorry to show this images here but I think that we artists have something to say about it. Follow the link please.
http://www.midwayfilm.com/
There are too many virgin places that are silently...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 27th March 2012, 23:45
Replies: 219
Views: 20,860
Posted By Juan Varela
Beautiful composition that of the rooks Nick. For...

Beautiful composition that of the rooks Nick. For some reason it makes me think of Chagall. Maybe the color, the aerial view or something... We have a huge exhibition of this artist these days in...
Forum: Wildlife Art Thursday 23rd February 2012, 18:02
Replies: 108
Views: 16,861
Posted By Juan Varela
Sencianes knows well the area of Guadalquivir...

Sencianes knows well the area of Guadalquivir marshes, so he will be a good guide there. March should be a good month for birdwatching although this year we haven't had much rain and the marshes...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 21st February 2012, 22:57
Replies: 108
Views: 16,861
Posted By Juan Varela
Thank you Oivind, let me know if I can be of any...

Thank you Oivind, let me know if I can be of any help during your visit to Spain. I think I'll be in Madrid most of the time, working in my studio.
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 20th February 2012, 21:39
Replies: 108
Views: 16,861
Posted By Juan Varela
Hi Oivind, welcome and thanks for letting us to...

Hi Oivind, welcome and thanks for letting us to see your excelent work. I was in Norway in October, sketching in Doverfjeld and Flatanger. You may like to see some pages of my Norwegian sketchbooks...
Forum: Wildlife Art Monday 19th December 2011, 18:31
Replies: 19
Views: 2,918
Posted By Juan Varela
Season's greetings to all of you and a wonderful...

Season's greetings to all of you and a wonderful 2012 filled with creativity.
Juan
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 11th October 2011, 22:01
Replies: 433
Views: 73,826
Posted By Juan Varela
Hi Paschalis, Great work. I was in Norway the...

Hi Paschalis,
Great work. I was in Norway the last two weeks, painting with Wolfgang Weber and Jon Yule. I show them your bird guide (in German) that they liked so much. I think Wolfgang knows you...
Forum: Wildlife Art Wednesday 7th September 2011, 21:22
Replies: 15
Views: 8,792
Posted By Juan Varela
Just a quick comment. Sir P. Scott had is first...

Just a quick comment. Sir P. Scott had is first exhibit in 1933 but in 1936 he was probably preparing his participation in the Berlin Olimpic games where he won a bronze medal. He was probably...
Forum: Wildlife Art Saturday 26th February 2011, 11:48
Replies: 18
Views: 3,113
Posted By Juan Varela
Perhaps we should consider not only the different...

Perhaps we should consider not only the different definition of aesthetics and symbolism, but its origin. The symbolic precedes the aesthetics since this last one is a philosophical concept and...
Forum: Wildlife Art Tuesday 22nd February 2011, 21:37
Replies: 13
Views: 2,445
Posted By Juan Varela
You know John, when I see one of this young ones...

You know John, when I see one of this young ones sketching like angels I have the same kind of frustrating feeling that I get when I see one of these Corean kids playing guitar on YouTube better than...
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