Drawing and Wellbeing – never to late!

This Christmas I fibbed to my mother… I told her I had a work event and needed her to babysit but in-fact I was taking her to a craft night. She didn’t want to go, she “doesn’t do art, can’t”. Within a few minutes of the first activity (stamping) she announced it was calming! TheContinue reading “Drawing and Wellbeing – never to late!”

Art classes

I am starting up a new drawing class in Hailsham! WHERE: RIB & CO, 8A George Street, Hailsham, BN271AE WHEN: WEDNESDAY mornings 10:30am-12:30 November 21st and 28TH and December 5th and 12th. WHAT: 4 Week Observational Drawing Course Each week we will spend the first hour exploring drawing from still life through a series ofContinue reading “Art classes”

It’s been a while, and may be a while more 

Who knew babies could suck time away from you!  It’s been almost 5 months since he arrived and it’s wonderful but gone to fast!!  We are making progress on the home studio with the aim of getting some work done, even if it is at the pace of this charming snail I helped cross theContinue reading “It’s been a while, and may be a while more “

Artist insite: Nathalie Croquet

Today I saw these images, and the artist, beauty stylist and journalist, Natalie Croquet. I find the images beautiful, interesting, enquiring, and fun!  Fashion is not my realm, but I am drawn to these images. I think they work as colour, props, pose, and compostion, so the spoofs are as attractive as the original campaigns. Continue reading “Artist insite: Nathalie Croquet”

Daily Blogging research 5: lunch sketch by Jared

Today I am looking at Jared from lunchsketch.com The reason I selected this blog: 1) His post from March 17th 2013 is amazing and comes with a quote that is important to me “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.” ~ Wordsworth 2) I found his site through his post on 9th JanuaryContinue reading “Daily Blogging research 5: lunch sketch by Jared”