An Interview With Watercolour Artist David Bellamy

We caught up with internationally renowned professional watercolourist David Bellamy to find out more about his artistic methods and influences and the publication of his new book, Arabian Light.

Tell us about which artists influenced your work and how you started out as an artist.

As a youngster I had always been interested in art so when I began climbing mountains and seeing dramatic scenes, often wreathed in exciting atmospheric effects, I simply had to capture them on paper.  Watercolour was the obvious medium for rapid and easily transportable work but it’s not the easiest of mediums.  Early influences were Turner and John Sell Cotman.

Outer Siq, Petra
Outer Siq, Petra

Do you have any formal training or are you self-taught?

I had no formal art training apart from evening classes in life drawing in Hampstead. There were no videos in those days but the few art books did help enormously. There was

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Baltimore Screenwriters Competition Winners Step Into the Spotlight

Elena Moscatt is one of the Baltimore Screenwriters Competition winners. She was third in the Shorts category

Baltimore screenwriters competition winners step into the spotlight at the Maryland Institute College of Art to receive awards and accolades.


BALTIMORE, MARYLAND -The Baltimore Film Office at BOPA has announced the winners of the annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition. The announcement was made Saturday as part of the 24th annual Maryland Film Festival at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).

In the 17th year, the annual Baltimore Screenwriters Competition attracts entries from writers across Baltimore and the DMV. The competition categories are Features and Shorts.

The first place in the Features category went to Teddy Duvall and Casey Pentz for Horror Fans, while the second place went to C.P. Englander for Mobius Hoops. The third-place winner is Jeffrey Brady for Sanctuary.

In the Shorts category, first place went

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Chapter 2 Full Movie Leaked Online! Yash Film Becomes Fresh Victim Of TamilRockers & More Piracy Spreading Sites

KGF: Chapter 2: Yash Starrer Leaked Within Minutes Of First Show, Read On!(Pic Credit: Movie Still)

KGF: Chapter 2 is undoubtedly one of the most-anticipated films of 2022 and its first reviews are already shaking up the internet. Since its first part was such a massive hit, people have high expectations from the movie; its pre-brooking trends have also been a testament to this fact. According to a recent report, the pirated version of the action drama has already been dropped online just within hours of the first show.

For the unversed, the second part of KGF hit the theatres today and it has opened to raving reviews from the audience. The film has been directed by Prashanth Neel and even stars Bollywood actors like Raveena Tandon and Sanjay Dutt in key roles. The plot is a continuation of the first one where the story revolves around Rocky, played by

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Interview with Georgina Clapham | Rise Art

“My friends are the subjects of my paintings, I try to bring out their psychology, at best my paintings have an intensity and drama that transcends the original subject matter.”

By Tatty Martin | 20 Apr 2022

Contemporary painter Georgina Clapham has recently joined the platform. Working primarily in oils, she creates detailed figurative works that have an element of surrealism about them. Georgina takes inspiration from fashion and folklore, blending new and recognisable motifs with older, more traditional ones. To welcome Georgina to Rise Art, we caught up with her to learn a bit more about her practice. 

‘Shrimp’ by Georgina Clapham


How would you describe the art you create? 

I make life-sized figurative oil paintings on linen, smaller works, and etchings. My paintings invite you to experience another world, I create my own contemporary mythologies inspired by the archetypal narratives in Greek Mythology and Folklore as well as

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