During the lockdown many of you will have spent time filling your days with your children or grandchildren making art. And now you have tons of it and don’t know … Continue reading How to display your children’s artwork
I DON’T LIKE BORING BEIGE! But I do love colour! Would you like to come on a journey with me exploring colour? I love putting colours together to see how they play with each other and i love sharing my passion with you. Every piece of work I make is a journey into what different colours do to each other. It is the most magical way to live, I get to live it every day and I would love for you to live it with me.
How to take care of Artwork Paintings You have spent many hours and a huge amount of energy to make your art so you really should think about what will … Continue reading How to take care of Artwork.
This month’s featured artist is Lin Chatfield. Read her interesting story here. Your name? Lin Chatfield, though for a time I did use my middle name, Louise, when I was … Continue reading September’s Featured Artist
I was asked to write this blog post by a very dear Hungarian friend. She wanted to know more about them and how best to go about getting them for … Continue reading Certificates of authenticity: What they are and why you need them.
I am sure many of you are wondering the same thing: Should I take part in that exhibition or should I just walk away? Currently, there is no definitive answer … Continue reading How safe is it to be taking part in art exhibitions in 2020?
I was listening today to a podcast called Art Juice which, if you haven’t listened to it, you really should. The fabulous Alice Sheridan and the equally fabulous Louise Fletcher … Continue reading Why you should show your artwork to the world.
How to be confident in your art making. How to avoid mistakes which could or have already destroyed your creativity and learn how to put fear in its place. I … Continue reading How to be confident in your art making.
I do hope you enjoy reading about this months featured artist and please do send feedback to me for her. Your name? Gill Edwards Where do you live? Southwell, Nottinghamshire … Continue reading August Featured Artist – Gill Edwards
I would like to bet that, like me, whenever you go into an art store, you are seduced by the colours on the side of paint tubes or pots and … Continue reading How to Experiment with Colour
Or trying to understand the anti-art education movement This week, I am sounding off on a topic I feel very strongly about: the anti-art education movement. What do I mean … Continue reading Art Education and the Funding Argument
Although we are in the middle of a pandemic, speaking to my friends and family we have all remarked that we can’t understand why, with all this time on our … Continue reading How to – Work Smarter Not Harder
This months featured artist is the lovely Zoe Ashbrook. Your name: Zoe Ashbrook Where do you live? Gloucestershire, UK. What is your background? I have always been creative and had … Continue reading Featured Artist – Zoe Ashbrook