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 of…

Starting new projects- having reflective weeks

The inspiration word for The Arts School‘s 52 week challenge this week is SELF. I am using it to reflect on where I am with my own art practise and what I want to do this year. It’s great to spend some time stopping to look both in and out. So far (it’s day one!)…

2018 – The Arts School

Wow! It’s been a long time since I posted and the reasons good! The Arts School is up and running and I am loving teaching again! Now we start the new year with lots of courses and a new teacher working with us teaching watercolour (Jo Hudson). Come and take a class and hopefully enjoy…

The Arts School – the start

So I have been quiet because I have been busy!  1) the boy who will be 7 months old next week, amazing!  I could spend all day watching him learn the world! The greatest time consumers! 2) The Little Art on the Green, more details next week And 3)  I have started an arts school! …

Editing images for the other blog.

Last year I tried to take a Photograph a day for a year.  I had been following some 365 day projects and tried to give it a go. It didn’t work…. I forgot, I was to busy, I got distracted etc. The best intentions of doing a fun project turned to stress of not completing…

How to get your product “out there”?

Facebook, WordPress, eblogger, tweeter, Which one works for you? In a world of virtual marketing it’s hard to know what way to go. I have a Facebook page, linked to tweeter, and I have several blogs, mainly using this one, but also a blog as an artwork. Theses take time to keep up, and to gain and maintain followers,…

Wow, 3 years blogging!

Doesn’t time fly when your having fun!  This is what I was doing 3 years ago:  ©www.sophiemayer.com

Endings for new beginnings

I’ve been very quiet of late because I am in the process of leaving London and moving to “the country”. I finished work. (Last blog post…) Now I have cleared out my studio. It’s the end of a lovely time! It is great having a studio, having the space to go and work instead of…

Daily blogging research 3: Carole Fenton

Today I am looking at Carole Fenton from tumbleweedingblog.wordpress.com. The reason I selected this blog: 1)When I first came across this blog I instantly looked up my birthday to see what had been posted, and felt like I have been given a gift (it is an image of dandelion gone to seed) 2)I love her…