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    Painting for an exam

    Whilst sorting out my studio this turned up, it is a painting of a Michel Angelo bust I completed for an A level art exam at Brooklyn college in 1986, I was 56 at the time, certainly the oldest student in the class, I love the roman nose ! I got an A plus. Eric
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    printing problem

    I am having difficulty in printing files in "My Docs", I click 'print' and nothing happens, no problem with "My Pics". I use Works 9 to formulate MY Docs files. Any suggestions. I very rarely need to print them, I think this is the first time this year. I have reinstalled 'Works 9' software but...
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    Painting in county Kerry

    This is a painting from our holiday in Ireland, my daughter, aged about 15 paddling in the evening . She is now aged 64 ! Eric
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    Saint Mary's church Warwick

    This is a commission I painted for a churchgoer at this church about 20 years ago, she wanted it to be a rainy day. Eric
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    Saint Mary's Warwick painting

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    Winter - a painting

    Winter is one of my favourite subjects but we do not seem to get as much snow as we used to so have rely on old pics. Eric
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    2 paintings replaced

    These 2 paintings seemed to have disappeared of the Original Art thread, Stormy day Black Country museum and Winters day near Redditch so am replacing them
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    Slade Rd Erdington - painting

    This is where I once lived, Hillside Road 1st left under bridge. This is my first painting this year , I have had a 'painting block', not uncommon among artists I have had them before, just lose all ability to paint but its now returning.
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    Aston Tavern - painting

    I have painted this pub 2 or 3 times before, a familiar scene to me being born just round the corner in Queens Road, the white building next door was my Doctors, a lovely Georgian building, now demolished, on the right was Alms houses and the curved wall was the Vicarage boundary, I have...
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    Old Market Hall - A painting

    A frontal view (unusual for me) of the old market hall, date unknown but going by the cars I would think 30's or 40's. The scanner has unfortunately cut an inch of the bottom
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    Saint Phillips in winter - painting

    I love painting this Cathedral, I must have painted it a dozen times. Thought I would give it a wintry look. Eric. y
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    Worcester & Birmingham Canal in winter

    Yet another members pic used as source. Thanks to that member. precise location unknown. Hope I am not boring any body by putting all these paintings on. Eric
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    Aston Church in winter

    This members pic appealed to me and I was born about 400 yards from the church and christened there decided to attempt a painting. Eric
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    Old Bull Ring painting

    This is a painting of the old Bull Ring, late 18th century, based on an etching uploaded by Phil recently, thankyou Phil. Eric
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    Courtyard 3 Allison Street

    Another courtyard painting, brings back memories of late 50's when I lived in one (although we did have small gardens) Gave this a sunny day impression, less depressing. Eric
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    Bull RING - as was, painting

    from a members old pic date unknown (Edwardian ?), another possibility for our raffle. Eric
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    William St - a painting

    I seem to be 'hooked' on painting old , long gone, Birmingham court yards at the present, possibly because I lived in one in Aston for 5 years (1956 to 1961). This is court 5 William St North from a members pic (what would I do without them ?). I have 4 hanging in my living room at present, all...
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    Glover Street - A painting

    This is back view of 12 Glover St from a members painting (thankyou). I was thinking of putting it in next months raffle but not sure if it would appeal ! Eric
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    Toby, a sketch of my Jack Russell

    A third attempt at sketching my Jack Russell, I like this so may do a painting of it
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    photo editing

    up to yesterday, if I wished to edit a pic I merely clicked the pic in my pic file, it would then enlarge and in top RH corner would be 'edit' and I could do anything with pic, but now when I click on pic it still enlarges but appears on 'paint' with no way of editing pic. Any ideas ? Eric