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”
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”
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”
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 travel and exploration inspire my work and creativity.
How can we find creative ways to name our art?