Tim Eden | Artist - Blog Blog

The Sound of Silence

It was good to get away for a couple of nights (consider it one full day really) for this years ‘Artist Retreat‘ and be completely absorbed in one solitary thought or deed without distraction...

Loomis – For All It’s Worth

Andrew Loomis was a well known American painter, illustrator and author, best known for his series of instructional art books printed through the middle part of the 20th century. These books had long been...

Clarity Amongst Confusion

Ever have that feeling you should be doing more – getting more done? And by that I don’t mean looking for ways to stuff even more into your already busy schedule, I mean actually...

Self Portrait with Model after Anders Zorn

I decided it was time to finally give oil painting a go, and as I only have at my disposal the very limited ‘Zorn Palette’ (red, ochre, black & white), I thought it fitting...

The Zorn Palette

Anders Zorn has long been associated with a limited palette of only two colours – red (vermilion) and yellow (yellow ochre) plus black and white. It is amazing how much colour variation can be...

Anders Zorn – Sweden’s Master Painter

Anders Leonard Zorn (1860-1920) was one of Sweden’s foremost artists and gained international success as a painter, sculptor and printmaker in etching. He was a prolific artist and as one of the most acclaimed...

Expand Your Palette

One of the byproducts of being self taught is that you can’t entirely rely on being spoon fed information in the most logical order. Instead, you tend to search out bits and pieces to...