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Right now we are waiting for new David BARNES Architectural Art to arrive at the gallery. In the meantime, here is a wider selection of the artist's work featured at the Red Rag British Gallery.

British Artist:
David BARNES

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British Artist David BARNES - The Llanberis Pass
British Artist David BARNES - The Nant Ffrancon Pass British Artist David BARNES - Cottages by the North Coast
British Artist David BARNES - Eventide in Cardigan Bay British Artist David BARNES - North Coast of the Lleyn
British Artist David BARNES - Moelwyn even tide British Artist David BARNES - Cottage in the Carneddau
British Artist David BARNES - On the Lleyn Peninsula British Artist David BARNES - Farm in Snowdonia
British Artist David BARNES - Snowdonian Hills in Winter British Artist David BARNES - The Lleyn in Winter
British Artist David BARNES - Hill Farm in Winter British Artist David BARNES - Carneddau Winter
British Artist David BARNES - The Denbighshire Moors in Winter British Artist David BARNES - Cottage in the Rhiniogs
British Artist David BARNES - Scotch Pines in Wester Ross British Artist David BARNES - Bay in Wester Ross
British Artist David BARNES - Pentrefoelas Farm British Artist David BARNES - Holyhead Mountain
British Artist David BARNES - Cottages on Anglesey British Artist David BARNES - North of Sandwood Bay
 


 

 

Art by David BARNES

Bay in Wester Ross
David BARNES - Bay in Wester Ross

British Art and Artists at Red Rag Gallery
Artist: David BARNES

David Barnes was born in Africa and spent his early childhood there. He qualified as a chartered accountant and spent most of his working life in professional practice. In his forties David took an Open University degree in history and economics. He then worked for several years as a tutor for the Open University, running seminars in the UK, Europe and Africa on financial management on the MBA programme.

Although David Barnes enjoyed art at school and has been an art collector for many years, it was not until he retired from the Educational world in 2006 that he began to paint seriously. Nevertheless, he progressed quickly, earning his rapid success after spending many hours in the studio. His earliest days as a painter was very much shaped by the goal of emulating the Welsh artist Kyffin Williams.David was fascinated by the brooding landscapes and sombre colours so evident in Kyffin Williams paintings. As a result he began to look into the background of the artist and was lucky enough to be invited to a private viewing where to his delight he met the artist Sir Kyffin Willims. However, he soon became fascinated by the art work of other Welsh artists and the work of the French Impressionists.

Talking about influences to his work Barnes says: “When I did a bit of research I discovered that some of the early Impressionists - for example, Van Gogh - started using the palette knife. I went over to the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam and when you see his paintings in the flesh you can actually see the palette knife strokes which he used. The visit proved very useful in the learning curve.”

The result of these broadening influences, coupled with David's continued experimentation with paint, has been the emergence of a distinctive style of his own. Barnes captures the greys and browns of a North Wales landscape with brooding intensity, but he also utilises arresting splashes of colour reminiscent of the Scottish colourists. His paintings are highly textural. He uses a palette knife, painting in oils and using a thick impasto technique to produce bold strokes that add strength and texture to his paintings, giving it a sculptured feel.

The inspiration for much of David Barnes art work are the mountains of Snowdonia and the coastline of north Wales and Anglesey. As well as painting the dark brooding colours of the north Wales landscape, David is increasingly finding his own individual style, using more vibrant colours and painting other landscapes in Scotland, Cornwall and Ireland. He is also an enthusiastic painter of still life subjects.

In addition to Red Rag British Art Gallery David Barnes art work has been exhibited at other leading British Art Galleries. Each painting at Red Rag is sourced from the David Barnes artist studio and like all Red Rag British art and Contemporary art it can be shipped worldwide.

This is the Red Rag British Art Gallery website page which features paintings of Architectural subjects. Within the art listings you will find artists with an International reputation plus the British art works of young artists. At Red Rag British Art Gallery there is always an extensive choice of contemporary paintings featuring Architectural scenes from across the world.

All the Architectural paintings available from Red Rag Art Gallery are acquired directly from the British art studio of each featured artist. This guarantees that the paintings are genuine pieces of fine contemporary art from the artist. In addition to guaranteeing authenticity it also ensures that Red Rag British Art Gallery offers best and value for money.

Red Rag British Art Gallery is open seven days a week for sales of contemporary British Art. All architectural British art from Red Rag can be delivered throughout the world service normally within a few days of purchase.

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