The importance of value in composition.
How a walk in Dorset nine years go was my inspiration for the painting Digging Deep.
Five things you can do in choosing an art coach.
Exciting News! I will be doing a Facebook Live Sale on Monday 10th December at 6.30pm. I will have some of my prints, my boxed notecards and even some original paintings in the sale. I am offering a 25% reduction on the usual price and P&P is included. The sale will last until 6.30pm (ukContinue reading “24 Hour Sale”
So, what is the point of buying an original piece of art? When you can probably get something much cheaper from (insert name of the home or furniture store of choice) and it can be changed as you update your paint colour. I’d like to share a different perspective. Original art is not just forContinue reading “Why Buy Original Art?”
Are you thinking that you might be interested in building your confidence as an artist? In my experience confidence is often based on how we account what we are good at, how much our self-limiting beliefs and critical inner dialogue affects us, how we prioritise ourselves and our work, and how effective we are atContinue reading “Build Your Confidence Challenge”
I wanted a comparable arty phrase but couldn’t come up with one, so sticking to the knitting it had to be. What am I talking about? Being focused and keeping with a plan, or how I have gone about building an arts business. I’m an emerging artist. I have been a painting for about eightContinue reading “Sticking to the knitting – or how to build an arts business”
This post is about some discoveries about capacity and connectedness that emerged from a recent period of struggling to paint. I’ve been having a tough few weeks. My art; often a refuge, delight and source of energy has not been going well. I have been feeling frustrated, irritable, comparing my work to others and feeling selfContinue reading “On Capacity and Connectedness”
I enjoyed art at school. There, my main interest was ceramics. I would spend a lot of my breaks and lunchtime working in the pottery room as for me, it was a haven, as I didn’t particularly enjoy school. I came back to art about 9 years ago. I had completed my training to workContinue reading “My Artist Journey”
I’m delighted to be exhibiting at the newly renovated Octagon Hall in the Artist and Designer Fair on Saturday and Sunday 20th and 21st October, 10am til 4.30pm. An elegant and spacious venue, the Octagon Hall has room for upwards of 30 exhibitors. Exhibitions include art, jewellery, furniture, glassware and other designer led products. Continue reading “Artist and Designer Fair in Buxton”