Corey van der Laan
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  • New Zealand
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Copying other artists work, a thorny issue.
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I was walking past an art stall in the market the other day, and saw a painting which I recognised as an old masters work, under a different name. I was immediatly put off and moved on. The painting…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by A Dec 10, 2012.

Windmills on the canal
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This painting took me quite a while. Struggled with forground and background contrasts and added colours and took them away again, you all know the feeling. Please comment on any aspect of the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Kohr Dec 5, 2012.

Hi from Christchurch, New Zealand
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Just joined the 'Complete artist' and have a feeling I am going to learn a lot here. Born in Holland, I now love the South Island where I live. I have pretty much been 'going it alone my whole life…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pamela Meredith Nov 29, 2012.

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How would you categorize your painting style?
Classic - impressionistic
Which medium do you prefer? eg. oils, acrylics, etc.
Acrylics, oils, water colour
Are you a full time artist?
Part Time
Who are your favourite 2 artists?
Peter Beadle
Leonie Brown
Do you have any goals for your painting?
Would like to achieve a greater understanding of colour use and mixing.

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At 22:53 on June 4, 2013, Betsy Jenkins said…

Thanks for the friend request , Corey. Glad to "meet"  you!

At 22:50 on December 22, 2012, Annie Dalton said…

Hi Corey,  I'll put some images up right now... some of them are not quite finished... and some are not great photo's but I'll put up some of what I have.  Am working on a series on Drugs.  It's a little 'dark'.  Might get back to the pretty pictures again soon.  *smile*

At 12:16 on December 22, 2012, Robin Hicks said…

Hi Corey, thank you for the link. Her work is beautiful. I love the colour and freedom in her style. I can see I am going to love this site. It is inspiring to me to see other artists show their creative talent. I am still navigating around here though.

At 9:30 on December 22, 2012, Arjumand Awan said…

Very interesting work...Thanx for sharing ~*

At 16:39 on December 18, 2012, Cheryl Lipham said…

Hello Corey,  I would be honored to be your art friend.  On one of your blogs you mentioned you had "gone it alone" as far as art was concerned--it's good to hear of another self-taught painter on site! Looking forward to seeing your next picture!~

At 18:40 on December 14, 2012, Irene said…

Hi thank you I'm still finding my way around.Irene

At 13:08 on December 13, 2012, Riya said…

Hi Corey, Thank you for your friendrequest. I would love it to call you my friend. 



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