June Newsletter from The Arts School

Hello. Welcome to The Arts School’s June 2021 newsletter. I am exhibiting my artwork for South East Open Studios and hope you will be able to visit! DATES: June 4th – 20th 2021 If you have not picked up a brochure CONTACT ME and I will get one to you or Check out the virtual catalogue I am exhibiting with well known local ceramicist Susie Ramsey Smith theContinue reading “June Newsletter from The Arts School”

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!”

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!)Continue reading “Starting new projects- having reflective weeks”

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 enjoyContinue reading “2018 – The Arts School”

The Arts School

Getting ready to run a taster day at The Arts School tomorrow. General Art is one of my favourite courses as it is project based and gives you a chance to try different materials out and develop your own ideas and work.  If you are interested in this course or any others, please visit orContinue reading “The Arts School”

New year, new project 

Happy New Year one and all; and I hope this is the start of a fantastic, happy and healthy year! To start the new year I have started a new 365 day project, if you wish to follow please do!  sophies365project Thank you! Sophie  https://sophies365project.wordpress.com/

Word pressing problems

Has anyone else been having problems with their WordPress app? I have not been able to post for a few weeks. Hope it has resolved now! Here’s a bit of what I have been up to recently! France: markets    Hastings: getting lost  Painting: expression and inspiration    Listening to Al Weiwei and Tim Marlow.  Interesting,Continue reading “Word pressing problems”

Hasting day out

Today I met up with an old friend that has also moved to East Sussex. We explored old Hastings and it’s amazingly eclectic shops. You can find anything here, from the practical, to religious, to the macabre! And a special mention to A.G. Handy Homestore. A truly beautifully designed store! (And thank you for lettingContinue reading “Hasting day out”

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