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Super Smooth Canvas

Super Smooth Canvas

Guy Maishman 02/12/2015 0
The objective of canvas preparation is a super-smooth painting surface.  Purchase a stretch-wrapped canvas from an art supply store and also get a: Large brush Bottle of Gesso Pigment in the color of your choice, either powdered or liquid acryli...
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About the Original Paintings

About the Original Paintings

Guy Maishman 02/12/2015 0
Each original painting is carefully chosen from black and white photographs that inspire me.  Most images have the locomotive and train as the dominant element.  With a few paintings, I have experimented with creating a predominantly landscape or arc...
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New SteamBritannia Artist Website

New SteamBritannia Artist Website

Guy Maishman 15/09/2014 0
Welcome to the new SteamBritannia website, a new mobile-responsive artist website.  I am Guy Maishman and I hope you like all that you see.  For art appreciators, please peruse the website.  SteamBritannia provides:    - A large array of British st...
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Inside Liverpool Lime Street Station

Inside Liverpool Lime Street Station

Guy Maishman 15/09/2014 0
"Patriot at Liverpool Lime Street Station" is my painting for 2013.  I was inspired by a series of black and white photographs taken inside Liverpool Lime Street Station facing toward the cutting, by B.J. Blenkinsop in the 1950s.  It was considered a...
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Digital Capture - Quality Matters

Digital Capture - Quality Matters

Guy Maishman 15/09/2014 0
I want the prints of my artwork to look exactly like the originals.  Capture quality is the essential first step.  Today's technology enables original artwork to be digitally captured in several ways.  Over the years, I have found that not all digita...
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Art Inspiration

Art Inspiration

Guy Maishman 15/09/2014 0
Ametuer photographers from the late 1800s through the 1960s, using old portable cameras using black and white film took the images that inspire me to paint.  They have been published in many books and magazines from the early 20th century continuing ...
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