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”
This is the fifth episode of Live Art Chat and I hope you are enjoying this venture. This month is with Lin again from Buxton talking inspiration and intention. Lin has recently been inspired by a the colours in a vase of flowers that were used as decoration at her Open Studio. This led onContinue reading “LIVE ART CHAT August 2021 Inspiration & Intention”
Back to Buxton, Derbyshire UK and live from Lin’s new studio in her home for the third episode of LIVE ART CHAT. In this episode, Lin talks about moving into her new space which has meant an exchange of rooms between office and studio. She speaks of the mindset challenges in taking a large centralContinue reading “LIVE ART CHAT June 2021 Reworking an Old Painting”
My last thoughts on the monochrone challenge are that it was fun! I produced a lovely series of small paintings that I am pleased with as examples of fresh, spontaneous abstract work. What else came out of the experience? Well, it was a bit of a distraction over the summer. The challenge is an exampleContinue reading “Last Thoughts on the Monochrome Challenge”
Thoughts from week three of the summer monochrome challenge.
Asymmetry and me. that seems to be the theme of the week for this first seven days of my summer Monochrome Challenge. I have successfully completed my first week of mini, 12 x 12 abstract paintings in black and white with the option to a use colour if I wish. So, here are the 7Continue reading “Asymmetry and Me”
The last few months has been pretty full on, with a busy schedule and numerous projects across both my art and psychotherapy business resulting in very little time to write. Deep Thinking In my regular blog over the last few months I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing my thoughts and reflections on the experience that isContinue reading “Edginess and Drama”
How a walk in Dorset nine years go was my inspiration for the painting Digging Deep.
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?”