30th October 2013, 12:02
Hi Guys, I am an artist specialising in things military.

30th October 2013, 12:16
On behalf of the 'SN Moderating Team', welcome aboard Hombre.

30th October 2013, 12:19
A warm welcome aboard from the Philippines. Please enjoy all this great site has to offer

30th October 2013, 13:16
Greetings Hombre and welcome to SN. Bon voyage.

30th October 2013, 17:39

Also on behalf of the SN Moderating Team, thanks for your introduction and a warm welcome aboard from Venice!
You will thoroughly enjoy your time on SN and will also get many happy hours entertainment from your membership. (Thumb)

31st October 2013, 19:28
A warm welcome to Ships Nostalgia where I hope you'll find much of interest.
Enjoy the voyage!

3rd November 2013, 17:53
Hi Hombre, welcome! What medium do you use to express your art?.

4th November 2013, 09:42
Hi Tom, thanks for your greetings and all the other good guys greetings.

You asked what medium I use, and it is Acrylic. I used Oil originally, but found Acrylic was more convenient. If you have a look on my website you can see what I get up to. www.battlefields-art.com

I would be interested to know if any of you seafaring guys know the names of all the Ellerman Line ships that were sunk in WW1. My father was torpedoed three times on Ellerman ships, but I only know the name of one - City of Corinth (May 21 1917) I cannot remember the names of the others, but I might remember if I saw the names on a list. Anyone out there know?

4th November 2013, 10:00
Welcome onboard to SN and enjoy the voyage

12th December 2013, 15:46
Hello David (Hombre) I went on to your website, I am very impressed and admire your excellent work. I use Guauche myself, but for health reasons no longer paint ships. Tom.

12th December 2013, 16:05
Hi Tom. Glad you like my stuff, but sad to hear you are not painting ships anymore. Does that mean you don't paint anything, or is it just ships?


25th January 2014, 15:44
Hi Tom. Glad you like my stuff, but sad to hear you are not painting ships anymore. Does that mean you don't paint anything, or is it just ships?

Hi Hombre No I can't paint any more. But I still appreciate all aspects of art. Studying use of light and shade is compulsive for me, or occasional mistakes if any. Just out of interest, did you know the famous artist J W Turner actually painted a night sky showing the clouds drifting "behind" the moon. Still a valuable painting though. Keep up with your art Hombre I will visit your site regularly. Cheers.

26th January 2014, 20:21
Hi Tom, great shame you can't paint any more, but good to know that you still enjoy art visually when you can. Light and shade, yes that is very important to me too. A painting without light and shade is dead I think. In abstract art one can get away without it, but in any kind of impressionistic art it is vital.
I have to say I had not seen Turner's painting as you describe it. Can you remember the name of it?

Good of you to visit the site. At the moment I am trying to start a large painting but I am having so many interruptions I have only just started on the sky, and I started six weeks ago! I will get there in the end. Catch you later, Cheers David.