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…

Starting the new life

It’s slow steps but finally getting the new studio sorted! ©www.sophiemayer.com ©http://aphotographaday2014.wordpress.com/ ©http://littlestoriesbysophie.wordpress.com If you would like to use or share my images, please contact me directly, thanks for looking!

Endings for new beginnings

I’ve been very quiet of late because I am in the process of leaving London and moving to “the country”. I finished work. (Last blog post…) Now I have cleared out my studio. It’s the end of a lovely time! It is great having a studio, having the space to go and work instead of…

50×100 Abstract series – “Primary 1-4”

“Primary 1-4” are the latest paintings in my abstract series. The abstract series uses “rules”, always with 3 parts. I start with expressive mark making, trying to be free and unedited in working through an idea, or emotion. The second layer is about control emotions, forcing order, and form. The paintings are varnished.

Studio day.

I made it to the studio and got some more paintings finished! The next stage is to get organised for an exhibition. It feels good to get work completed, and daunting to now have to do the next step and get the work out of the safety of studio space and into the world. ©…

Studio day, and a new series is started!

I have started a new painting series because until I have an exhibtion to see the last series all together, I feel I have moved past the meaning of making them. If anyone knows of anywhere I can exhibit 2 large, 3 medium, and lots of small paintings, please contact me! With the new work…

New toys

My new equipment arrived today and is set up! New project: photographing objects (and small things, 50cm  square backdrop box). Heres my first attempt photographing a wooden apple created by Billy McD.Christmas present!