Colour Harmony In this short live demonstration I am giving you an example of the kind of exercises, teaching and materials you can expect from my international online abstract art course Directions in Abstraction. In this short colour mixing exercise you will be able to begin to explore some of the following questions: How doContinue reading “Colour Mixing Taster”
Thoughts from week three of the summer monochrome challenge.
Some of you might remember that earlier this year I signed up for the 100 Day Project. I was intending to write about the experience and interestingly it’s taken me a while to get around to it. Some of the delay is due to being busy over the summer, but I also think that itContinue reading “100 Days of Learning”
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 from Art2Life, Creative Visionary Path (CVP). It’s proving to be a fascinating, challenging, amazing experience. I’mContinue reading “100 Days Project”
Anyone who has read my blog may have picked up that I’m don’t really paint much using watercolours. I paint in oils and acrylic and I’ve been using pastels recently, but satisfaction with watercolours has so far eluded me. I was thinking about this recently and it dates back to school. I was using oilsContinue reading “Watercolours!!”
I was in Sheffield this week and found a second hand book shop on Sharrow Vale Road. I bought three lovely art book bargains, one on drawing for beginners that I thought might have some useful exercises for my upcoming workshops, one on painting outside as, although I sketch outside, I tend to work mainlyContinue reading “Doodling”
I’m exhibiting at the Horsforth Walk of Art this year on the 4th and 5th of July. I like these type of open arts events, they attract a lot of people who like to paint, draw and craft themselves. I get to meet people who want to find out about the work and who areContinue reading “Tips, Techniques and How To’s”