As some things will not be rushed, the last couple of weeks have been an exercise in letting go. There are some ideas in my work I have been exploring for the last 18 months or so. This exploration began with charcoal and pastel drawings on paper. I can remember the moment when it happenedContinue reading “Some Things will Not Be Rushed”
Welcome to this new episode of Live Art Chat: What happened in 2022. Lin and Sally-Ann review their year as artists and art teachers. They chat about how their work has developed over the twelve months and the themes that have been important. They also talk about some of the teaching and coaching projects completed.Continue reading “Live Art Chat: What happened in 2022”
The first exciting episode of LIVE ART CHAT with Sally-Anne Ashley where each month we meet up on line to demonstrate and chat live about art, creativity and how we make our work. Find out more about LIVE ART CHAT here. It was great demonstrating from my studio chatting with Sally-Anne. We talked about creatingContinue reading “Live Art Chat April 2021 The First Episode”
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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”
The main thing I’ve been thinking about this week during the Monochrome Challenge, is the process of completing these small paintings every day. Over the last week I have had a few things on. As a result, painting time has been at something of a premium. This has meant there have been a couple ofContinue reading “Fun Before or Fun After”
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”
I’m setting myself a new challenge inspired by conversations this last weekend at the Great Dome Art Fair. I took my sketchbook with me from when I completed the 100 Day Project last year. As I was chatting to people about the challenge I remembered how valuable it had been to the development of myContinue reading “The Monochrome Summer Challenge”