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…

Calling all creatives!

Have you ever tried to create something from nothing? Well that is what myself and a small team of volunteers are attempting to do!  Please support us by participating in our project!  Little Arts Festival 19th- 28thAugust 2016Postcard project – Are you an artist, photographer, or illustrator? – Do you write stories or poetry? –…

The Queens birthday 

Whatever you think of the royal family, surely you have to appreciate that the events this past weekend were fantastic. Like many others I celebrated the Queens 90th birthday with my family and neighbours; In the rain, in a field, eating, playing games. Wherever you were the idea was the same – celebrate the Queen,…

It’s a little early for spring

   Top left image: The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire, 2011 (twenty eleven). The painting forms one part of a 52-part work by David Hockney RA.

Here again!

Back at Windsor Christmas Gift Fair and its busy already! Come and say hello at stand 50 (we have chocolates!)   

Wonderful woods and paths

The best part of getting dogs is having to take them for walks everyday and finding these wonderful woods and paths.  Edited on snapseed, and Unedited photographs, taken with an iPhone 5 on a morning walk through the woods near my home. © http://www.sophiemayer.com 2015 ©http://aphotographaday2014.wordpress.com/ If you would like to use or share…

Spring is springing 

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End of 2014

This New Years is different from any other, because this New Years really is a new start. At the end of November by husband had a heart transplant after just over two years waiting, and three years of being unwell. He is doing great and hoping to be home next week. In the time he…

Saturday Addition: 11.01.14

So thus far this year I have actually stuck to some of my year plans! But this has meant a lack of time to write a research post. Therefore today I am going to share my other blog and research. My new year plan was to run a project over a period of time. This…