Art classes starting in September

Hello. Observational Drawing and Painting Classes at Dun Village Hall, Rushlake Green WHAT: Observational Drawing and Painting is working from real life, learning the skills of looking, drawing and exploring materials to develop your drawing and painting for pleasure, wellbeing, or professional development. Each week we will work from a different still life exploring observationalContinue reading “Art classes starting in September”

South East Open is OPEN!!

I am delighted to announce I am exhibiting my work in real life public! Please come and visit me at: Wimbles, Ford Lane, Vines Cross, Horam, Heathfield TN21 9HA. I will be there Saturday 5th June 2021 10-5pm, Wednesday 9th and 16th 10-2.45 and it will be open and manned by ceramic artist Susan Ramsey-SmithContinue reading “South East Open is OPEN!!”

Making art – reworking past

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”

Next course starts November 2nd!

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!”

Next course with The Arts School – 6 week online Course -Drawing and Painting.

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.”

The Arts School Newsletter – October

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”

Pure 360 – join me!

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!”

This is me!

For South East Open Studios instead of cancelling it went Virtual, and we, the artists, have made videos to introduce ourselves. Here is the link to mine – welcome to my studio!

New week new start

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”

Stay home and do art!

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!”