Next courser 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 different…

The Arts School – monthly art challenge – October

Monthly Art Challenge. Each month I set a different theme and tasks to help inspire you to draw, paint and create. If you want help just let me know.   WHAT: October – Light At this time of year the light changes – the sun is lower, the tress are changing colours and loosing their leaves, rain…

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 of…

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 to…

What do you think?

The great part of an open studio is hearing people’s comments, talking to people, the conversation. So how do we replicate that virtually? I am asking… I don’t have an answer. Do you?

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!

Next weeks theme: natural forms, single objects.

The week running from Monday 6th April we will be exploring natural forms, e.g. shell, feather, fruit, seed head, anything natural..We will be drawing one at a time rather than a group still life. I will be doing lots of short studies rather than one sustained drawing..Join me at 10.30am each morning next week for…

Monthly Art Challenge – March

Each month I set a different theme and tasks to help inspire you to draw, paint and create. If you want help just let me know.   WHAT: March Inspiration – Darkness and Light TASK 1) This month we focus on looking at working with shadow and light in our drawingExercise 1: 5 minute draw: 1 minute only highlights, 1…

January News Letter from The Arts School

Hello to 2020 – Happy New Year & welcome to your January newsletter – I hope you had a wonderful festive break and are feeling happy, healthy and vibrant for the year ahead. Do you make resolutions? Rather than resolutions I like to write a list of things I want to accomplish or develop in…

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! The…