Author Archives: Lin Cheung

About Lin Cheung

I am an artist and teacher and I love working with people to help them be more creative.

Preparing for Derbyshire Open Arts

I am in the throes of preparing for Derbyshire Open Arts which is happening this bank holiday weekend.  There are 6 new paintings upstairs laid out in my studio, with the varnish drying and I’m about to measure out a … Continue reading

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Who is your Inner Critic Anyway?

Who is your inner critical voice? The voice we hear in our heads that often speaks to us in a way that we wouldn’t dream of using to another person. The part of us that criticises and drives us, sets … Continue reading

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Why Me as Your Coach?

Choosing a Coach If you are choosing someone to work with as your coach it is important to find someone where you have the “right chemistry.” Chances are you will be talking about areas of your life where things might … Continue reading

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First Steps Art Workshop: How did it go?

First Steps in Art is a one day art workshop for absolute beginners to art.  Firstly after all the snow we had been having we were lucky with the weather.  No snow and everyone had a relatively easy journey. Six … Continue reading

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100 Days Project

This gallery contains 4 photos.

  So, I signed up. My 100 Days Project is to complete a collage a day for my sketchbook. In part this is because I’m currently signed up for a three month online art development programme run by Nicholas Wilton … Continue reading

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How to know when to STOP PAINTING and take a break!

There’s no doubt that we can absolutely lose ourselves when we are painting. The experience of creating can be so compelling and interesting that we lose track of time completely. And, while its great to be so involved in something … Continue reading

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First Steps – What to expect

First Steps in Art is a workshop specially designed for people who are completely new to drawing or painting.  So, what can you expect from your first art workshop? Firstly a warm and friendly welcome, a cuppa and a chat when … Continue reading

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Artist and Designer Fair

This weekend I’m off to the Artist and Designer Fair being held at the Pavilion Gardens Marquee in Buxton.  The Pavilion runs a huge number of events each year including food and drink , arts and crafts, antiques, and garden … Continue reading

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Mixed media

A two part video of me talking about exploring working with mixed media, watercolour, gouache and acrylic. Part one And Part two Here’s the painting, in the evaluation stage.

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Playing with: Oil Paint

Here’s Lin talking about her next workshop

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