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April 1, 2020

Firstly I hope you’re all keeping well during these challenging times.  There’ve been numerous articles in the media relating to art in times of crisis, with many finding solace in art, and indeed unleashing their creative side! Also, many of the world’s leading museum...

March 18, 2020

Sitting at home staring at the walls?

Why not stare at this wicker basket piled high with fruit instead? A rendition of Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit!

Caravaggio’s Basket of Fruit was first mentioned in 1607 in the will of Cardinal Federico Borromeo and subsequently in th...

March 2, 2020

Contrary to how it might feel right now, spring is in the air!

What a start to the year it’s been, with the Coronavirus closing galleries and museums across the globe. Being an artist, however, is possibly the best job to have at the moment. For me, self-isolation is id...

February 15, 2020

John William Waterhouse is known for depicting beautiful, powerful, and ultimately tragic women from both ancient Greek mythology and Arthurian legend.

This solitary portrayal of Shakespeare’s young star-crossed heroine who strived to express the purity of her love towa...

February 3, 2020

The month of January has flown by with much of my time spent with John William Waterhouse.! Yes, you read that right. I’m busy recreating some of his most famous paintings, finding the sheer amount of detail he injects into his mythological and romantic paintings both...

January 13, 2020

NO MEAT THIS JANUARY… A painting after Chaim Soutines’ ‘Carcasse de Boeuf’.Soutine was born near Minsk in what was then Russia in 1893, in a poor Lithuanian-Jewish area but moved to Paris in 1913 to the artist area of Montmartre where he met friend and fellow artist Mo...

January 2, 2020

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

MAY 2020 BE FILLED WITH FINE ART…

I’m very much looking forward to the New Year, although it’s fair to say, 2020 is going to be a challenging year for me. I’m kick-starting the year studying the post-Raphaelite artist John William Waterhouse, in particula...

December 12, 2019

In my opinion, Claude Monet was the master of the winter scene. He painted more than 100 winter paintings, including a series of haystacks painted at his farmhouse in Giverny. The winter scene of haystacks at sun set with snow effect is one of my favourites from this s...

December 2, 2019

With the winter weather upon us, the grey, dark days and early nights sometimes responsible for stifling productivity and creativity, it has perhaps time instead to reflect on what has been a very eventful 2019 for David Henty Art.

I’ve been delighted to take part in tw...

November 15, 2019

Two years in the painting, David Henty’s ‘Salvador Mundi’ is finally finished and for sale through Cloud Gallery Brighton.  A true labour of love, the frame has been beautifully made by Lizzy Cahill at Cloud Gallery Framing to exactly match the frame surrounding the re...

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