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!”
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, rainContinue reading “The Arts School – monthly art challenge – October”
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”
Delighted to be published in the gorgeous Pure360 Magazine – click the link to check out the magazine and hope you enjoy as much as I have! https://www.pureartsgroup.co.uk/Art360-Magazine
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!
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!
This week it is “bowl of fruit and veg” theme. Love it for the colours, exploring shapes and the challenges of perspective. Also love when I ask the company that delivered our fruit and veg (the wonderful River Mead Nursery) for something interesting to draw and they drop of a thistle artichoke! Join me onContinue reading “Still Life – Facebook Lives- join me!”
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”