‘Have a Nice Day’

‘Busker’ A5 sketchbook graphite ©adam cope ‘Have a Nice Day’ This fellow and his dog in the market place, playing the accordian. The sign said “Bonne Journée Avec le Sourire” ( ‘have a nice day – with a smile’). He looked worried. I think the dog was used to his music. ‘Life Insurance’ [button color=”green”…

Bed Time Story 12 & 13

  ‘Bed Time Story 13’ 2010 Sanguine 40 x 40 cm ©adam cope   ‘Bed Time Story 12’ 2010 Sanguine 40 x 40 cm ©adam cope

Exhibition – St.Emilion, The Little Gallery

My paintings of vines are currently exhibited at The Little Gallery in St. Emilion till 9 April. They return on show permanently after May, all things being equal, as a ‘gallery artist’. Nice to be showing permantly in the best gallery in town :-)St. Emilion really is an amazing place, one of the epi-centres of…

Magazine Article & The End of Winter!

‘Lou Plantou’ Oil. 2004 61 x 50 cm ©adam cope sold [button color=”green” size=”medium” align=”center” link=”https://www.artists-atelier.com//piantings/Vines”]paintings of vines[/button] France’s leading wine magazine Terre de Vinspublished a nice article about me, a painter who paints vineyards Souvent les gens jugent un tableau à première vue, mais come le vin, l’œuvre si elle est réussie doit permettre…

Chromatic Black in the Colourist Palette

WORK IN PROGRESS – UNFINISHED STATE ‘Mistletoe’ medium size oil on canvas 15 F ©adam cope Chromatic Black in the Colourist Palette Experimenting with a new mix for ‘black’. Lets call it a ‘chromatic black’ (as does Dan Smith oil paints) in the hope that it’s more colour friendly than soot (lamp black)& burnt bones…

Forever Smiling Buddha

‘Buddha Statue at Plum Village, Upper Hamlet.’ graphite & ink A5 sketchbook (…) dharma art refers to art that springs from a certain state of mind on the part of the artist that could be called the meditative state. It is an attitude of directness and unselfconsciousness in one’s creative work. -Tibetan meditation master, the…

No Space for Nature in the Countryside? Wendell Berry

Concernant la Destruction de la Ripisylve de la Riviére Dropt dans les Cantons de Villeréal, Castillonnès et Eymet. Le Dropt à St. Quentin (avant la coups de hiver 2011) oil on canvas 46 x 38 cm © adam cope I went downstream to the next commune to paint.Wild wood. Tangle wood. Quiet days dreaming besides…