Over the past few months I have had many conversations with people, listened to talks, sat in workshops (virtually) and I keep coming back to these things: 1) You need to be honest with yourself and your work to make successful work 2) You must embraced your weaknesses, acknowledge, accept, and understand them to beContinue reading “Making art – reworking past”
I am running my second 6 week ONLINE course starting on Monday 2nd November. This course explores different art materials and how you can use them to create work. I will be using observational drawing as the starting point and then exploring the subject with these materials. I will be using a range of differentContinue reading “Next course starts November 2nd!”
6 week online Course -Drawing and Painting. WHAT: 6 week online course aimed at developing your drawing and painting style, knowledge and skills.Suitable for all levels, the course is aimed at your own development through exercises and discussion. Week 1: Introduction – drawing and from lifeWeek 2: Exploring materials, techniques and processesWeek 3: Composition – choosing your subjectWeekContinue reading “Next course with The Arts School – 6 week online Course -Drawing and Painting.”
Hello. Welcome to The Arts School’s October newsletter. I hope you are all well and exploring Autumn’s glorious colours! I hope you managed to catch some of the inspiring artists LIVE interviews with Pure 360, if you didn’t you can catch up on the website. The first online course is up and running. The upside ofContinue reading “The Arts School Newsletter – October”
I am delighted to announce I am one of the 35 artists invited to Go Live as part of the Pure ART360 digital event. Along with this event there is a digital magazine, looking forward to sharing this publication! Follow @Pureartsgroupuk on Facebook to watch the private view on 31st August from 4pm and toContinue reading “Pure 360 – join me!”
I am getting ready for my first South East Open studios, not quite what I had planned as it’s virtual, but the reason was to get me to create more, and get my work out there. June 5th – 22nd here on my website, and on Facebook and Instagram!
I haven’t done a self portrait since A level … which was late 90’s! Looking forward to the challenge, and would love to virtually see you there! 10am on The Arts School Facebook page each day of the week. I ask £5 a week if you are in a situation to pay, but know thatContinue reading “New week new start”
I am terrified. I am terrified that you are bored I am terrified that you do not believe the hype. I am terrified it is your right to see your friend, grandchild, to shop, to work. Don’t cause another peak, don’t be stupid, selfish, don’t be ignorant! Stay home, a few months of this isContinue reading “Stay home and do art!”
I have made a 10 minute drawing for well-being video. If you like it, please donate to The Royal Papworth Charity, they saved my husband life a few times over the years and right now they are facing unprecedented challenges which I know they will be dealing with with excellence and compassion.
Facebook Live Wednesday Mornings. What: 15 minute drawing over Facebook Live at 10.30am Monday – Friday: I will have the children with me so you never know what will happen! Each week I will set a new subject. You can either draw from the photographs I post of my still life, or draw your own. Continue reading “Facebook Lives (with and without children)”