The second episode of LIVE ART CHAT with Sally-Anne Ashley comes live from Sally-Anne’s new studio in Southend on Sea. Before the painting demonstration, we take a look around the new space and hear about Sally-Anne’s exciting plans for art workshops and Open Studios. In this demonstration, Lin and Sally-Anne talk about making intuitive startsContinue reading “LIVE ART CHAT May 2021 A New Studio”
How travel and exploration inspire my work and creativity.
How a walk in Dorset nine years go was my inspiration for the painting Digging Deep.
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”
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”
I love books and I’ve quite a few art books on my shelves. Some are almost encyclopaedias of techniques with different media. Others more inspirational – examples of other artist’s work I use when I want to think about new ways of developing my own style of painting. My collection reflects my development as anContinue reading “Art Books”
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”
Here’s Lin talking about her next workshop
I’m thinking about new ideas in my work particularly how to join up the skills I have as a psychotherapist of over ten years and as a practising artist. Having been on my own journey of artistic development; from someone who hadn’t picked up a paint brush since “A” level I’m very interested in working with peopleContinue reading “Free yourself”